Eight injured on Kara bridge


CITIZENS COMPASS– Eight persons were injured on Sunday, in a multiple accident on Kara bridge, along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

The incident occured in the early hours with 35 persons directly involved out of which eight were injured.

Confirming the incident in a statement, spokesperson, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ogun State Command, Florence Okpe attributed the cause of the incident to reckless driving.

14 vehicles were said to be involved in the accident.

“Multiple Auto crashes early this Sunday Morning, occurred around Kara bridge on the outward section of the Lagos- Ibadan expressway with thirty five persons involved and eight injured.

14 vehicles including one Trailer, four trucks, two Toyota Buses among others, were involved in the accident suspected to have occurred due to brake failure and speed on the part of one of the trucks.

“The injured victims have been taken to the Accident Emergency center, Ojota for treatment while FRSC Operatives in Conjunction with men of the Nigeria

“Police are still on ground, managing the situation for free flow of traffic. “

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