Auto Crash: One Killed, Others Injured In Lagos-Abeokuta Highway –

An auto crash involving a Truck and commercial bus at Toll-Gate on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, on January 13, 2024, has left person dead with three others severally injured.

The Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, who confirmed the incident, said an articulated vehicle crushed a man to death and injuring three others at the early hours of Saturday.

According to the South-West Area Commander of TRACEC, Mr Adekunle Ajibade, the ugly incident took place around 5:06am.

Ajibade stated that the vehicle with number plate, XA356 ALD, coming from Sango-Ota to Lagos lost control due to speeding and rammed into four persons waiting to board a bus at Toll-Gate.

He added that the accident resulted in the death of a man, while three others sustained varying degrees of injuries in the fatal truck accident.

“The corpse of the victim has been deposited at the morgue in Ifo General Hospital, Ogun, while the survivors are receiving treatment at Ota General Hospital,” he said.

Ajibade cautioned motorists, especially truck drivers, against speeding to prevent avoidable crashes.

He also reiterated the commitment of the agency to embark on more patrols to check the excesses of drivers and reduce crashes in 2024.

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