One dies in Lagos-Ibadan highway crash


One person died on Friday when a commercial bus rammed into a truck along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) confirmed the incident in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.

Florence Okpe, the FRSC spokesperson in Ogun, told our correspondent that the incident occurred at about 6 pm after Danco filling station.

According to her, three persons were involved in the crash, all male adults.

While one person died in the crash, two others were rescued with no injuries.

The Mazda commercial bus registered as LEM56XB had crashed with the truck while speeding.

“The suspected cause of the crash is speed and dangerous driving,” Okpe disclosed.

She added that the corpse was deposited at the Idera morgue in Sagamu, Ogun State.

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