Two dead in accident on Lagos-Abeokuta highway

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Two people were confirmed dead while four others were injured in an accident involving a Nissan Cabster and a Mack truck in Iyana Egbado, Itori on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway on Saturday.

Ahmed Umar, sector commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, confirmed the incident to reporters in Abeokuta.

Mr. Umar noted that the accident occurred at 6:00 am and involved a Cabster marked KTU 142 XH and a truck with registration number T-12736 LA.

The sector commander explained that the Nissan vehicle crashed into the parked truck that had a flat tire.

He added that a total of seven men were involved in the accident, of whom four were injured, two dead and one person was uninjured.

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Mr. Umar said that the deceased and injured victims were taken to Ifo General Hospital for proper care.

The sector commander took pity on the family of the accident victims and asked them to contact the FRSC Itori command for more information about the accident.

He advised motorists to avoid indiscriminate parking of vehicles on the side of the road, adding that “if there is a breakdown, traffic signs must be correctly placed to alert entering vehicles.”

(YAYA)

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