January 13, 2018 – 3 Killed In Fatal Accidents On Benin Lagos Express Road Today
3 people were today confirmed dead in two separate road accidents that happened at the Ovia River axis of the Benin Lagos highway.
In the first accident, a diesel tanker rammed into a parked truck while trying to overtake another car. He reportedly died on the spot.
The second accident which happened few minutes after the first one involved a jeep attempting to overtake another vehicle. In the process, the driver collided with another vehicle coming in the opposite direction, killing two people on the spot.
The Edo state FRSC Commander, Odukoya Samuel blamed over speeding and dangerous overtaking for the accidents. He added that the corpses of the deceased have been deposited at the morgue.