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Speeding Bus Driver Kills 7, Injures 5 On Lagos Ibadan Expressway

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Speeding Bus Driver Kills 7, Injures 5 On Lagos Ibadan

7 died while 5 others sustained injuries on Friday in an accident involving a commercial Mazda bus and a truck at Ogunmakin axis of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

Ahmed Umar,  Ogun state FRSC’s Commander, who confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta, said the Mazda bus has LSR 696 XS as its registration number, while the truck’s registration number is T-4889 LA.

He blamed the accident on excessive speeding and loss of control by the bus driver which made him to ram into the moving truck ahead of him.

“A total 16 persons, 15 of them male adults, were involved in the accident.

“Five men were injured while six men and one woman died in the mishap,’’ he said.

He added that the victims are receiving medical attention at Victory Hospital Ogere Ogun state while the deceased were deposited at FOS morgue in Ipara Ogun state.

He said the slippery condition of the highway, the excessive speed of the bus driver and the rain contributed to the fatal accident.

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