Black Thursday as one dies, seven injured in Sagamu – Ijebu Ode expressway accident

IJEBU-ODE – One person was confirmed dead while seven others sustained injuries in an accident involving a Toyota bus and a Fiat Van around Babcock University on Sagamu – Ijebu Ode expressway.

Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the spokesperson, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) , confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta on Thursday.

The TRACE spokesman added that the accident was caused by reckless driving and loss of control on the part of the bus driver.

Akinbiyi noted that the accident occurred around 2:30am while the bus was driving inbound Lagos from the East.

“The driver of the bus drove recklessly, lost control and rammed into the white Fiat van marked LAM 528 LG from behind,” he said.

He explained that the dead victims was the driver of the bus marked AKD 101 XS , while the injured victims were also from the bus.

He added that the corpses of the dead had been deposited at Idera Hospital morgue, Sagamu while the injured were taken to Babcock University Teaching Hospital, Ilisan.

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