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Two persons lost their lives while eight others sustained varying degrees of injuries in a fatal accident involving fifteen passengers at Mile 12 Market along Lagos Ibadan expressway.
The Superintendent Route Commander FRSC, Ogun State, Florence Okpe disclosed this in a statement on Saturday.
Okpe said the crash occurred in the late hours of Saturday, involving a vehicle with number plate BWR446XE and a Man Diesel Truck.
She claimed that the accident was caused by excessive speed and driving under the influence of alcohol.
The Route commander noted that the injured victims were taken to the hospital while the deceaseds have been deposited at the morgue.
Okpe commiserated with family of the crash victims.
She however advised motorists to obey traffic rules and regulations and avoid drinking when driving.
She said, “Two passengers lost their lives while eight others were injured in a fatal crash involving fifteen passengers at Mile 12 Market along Lagos Ibadan expressway.
“The fatal fatal crash occurred late last night at about 1918hrs of Saturday involved a vehicle with number plate BWR446XE and a Man Diesel Truck.
“The suspected causes of the fatal crash were excessive speed and driving under the influence of alcohol.
“The Eight injured victims were taken to Victory Hospital Ogere for medical attention while the two corpses were deposited at FOS morgue Ipara.
“The impact of the crash is obstructing the speed lane with bags of sugar littered around the scene of the crash which has been condoned with reflective tape to avoid secondary crash.
“Efforts is ongoing to remove the littered goods.”