Three die on Christmas day

CITIZENS COMPASS– A fatal auto crash which occurred on Christmas day has claimed the lives oc three men along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

This occurred at about 5:50am on Sunday, very close to Kara Bridge.

According to the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), a total of 18 male adults were involved in the accident.

Ogun State FRSC spokesperson, Florence Okpe said six persons sustained varying digress of injuries in the incident, “three persons were recorded dead from the crash while nine were rescued unhurt,”

A speeding Toyota Haice bus with number plate,AYB 88 XP, was reported to have run into an unmarked truck from the rear.

Okpe said that the bus driver made an attempt to overtake the truck, but he was not successful; “rather, he lost control and hit the truck at the rear and the truck did not stop.”

She disclosed that the injured victims were taken to Famobis Hospital, adding that the corpses were deposited at Idera Hospital morgue, Sagamu.

While describing the crash as avoidable with caution, the Ogun FRSC Sector Commander, Ahmed Umar, urged passengers to always caution drivers on reckless driving.

Umar sympathised with the families of the victims and advised motorists to obey simple rules.

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