Auto crash

Christmas Day Tragedy: Husband, Wife, Three Children die in fatal auto-crash

John Izabi,  It was indeed a tragic day for the entire Adetunji Alowe family as the family of five all perish in a fatal accident that occurred along the Kubwa – Abuja expressway on Christmas day, December 25th. According to a Facebook user who shared the sad incident, Mr Samson Adetunji Alowe (42), his wife, Mrs Opeyemi Adetunji Alowe (40) and their kids Angel (12), Prosper (10) and Fortune Adetunji Alowe (8) were all traveling in their family car when the tragic incident occurred. SEE ALSO: Two die, Nine injured in Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident See photo announcing the sad incident below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; May God grant them [Read]

BREAKING: Black Thursday as 28 family members die in Bauchi auto-crash

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that no fewer than 28 persons said to be members of the same family were reportedly burnt beyond recognition in a fatal auto crash that occurred on the Bauchi-Ningi federal highway in Bauchi State. The PUNCH learnt that the crash occurred in the early hours of Thursday. Speaking to our source’s Correspondent in a telephone interview, a relation of the victims, Abdullahi Yamadi, confirmed the incident and described it as “very sad.” Yamadi, who is the Secretary, North-West Zone of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, said the deceased were all his relatives. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: Abiodun Transmits Names of 18 Commissioner-Nominees To Ogun Assembly for Approval [Read]

Five killed, Nine injured in Lagos-Ibadan auto crash

  The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ogun State Command, yesterday confirmed the accident along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway claimed five lives while nine others were injured. Mr Clement Oladele, the FRSC Sector Commander in the state, said in Ota, Ogun State that the accident occurred at 9.10pm around Danco Petrol Station, near Sagamu, on Saturday. Oladele blamed the lone accident, which involved a white Toyota Hiace bus, with registration number LSR 642XB, on speed violation. He said that 14 persons, 10 males and four females, were involved in the crash. “The bodies of the victims have been deposited at the morgue of Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), Sagamu, while [Read]

Seven killed, many injured in Gov Obaseki’s convoy crash

BENIN – At least seven persons, including five adults and two children, were on Saturday morning killed in an auto accident involving the advance team of Governor Godwin Obaseki on Benin-Auchi Expressway. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that several other persons including one of the Governor’s driver were also injured in the accident. Eyewitness account said the accident occurred at Ehorin Uhunmwode Local Government Area, when a Toyota Hilux van on the Governor’s advance team had a head-on collision with a passenger Audi car. The State Commissioner of Police, Danmallam Mohammed, who confirmed the incident, described it as “very unfortunate.” The advance team were said to be on their way to [Read]

Black Friday As Five Die, 10 injured In Lagos–Ibadan Auto Crash

OGUN –  It was a black Friday in Ogun State, as five persons were reportedly died while 10 sustained injury in a ghastly auto crash along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The crash which occurred around Onigari, a border town between the State and Oyo State, involved 18 passengers in total. The commercial bus with registration number WWD 302 CB was said to be traveling to Lagos State, having taken off from Sokoto State, but stopped briefly in Ibadan to pick other passengers after which it lost control at Onigari due to excessive speed. A statement by the Public Education Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Ogun State Command, Florence Okpe [Read]