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Six Dead, Nine Injured In Lagos-Ibadan Road Accident

Six people have been confirmed dead in a road accident involving a truck and a Toyota bus around Car Park axis on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

It was gathered that nine people were also severely injured in the accident that occurred on Tuesday.

According to Ahmed Umar, the Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps, Ogun State, the accident happened around 12:00 p.m.

He said in a statement that the driver of the truck with the number plate FZE 376 DI “drove recklessly, and hit the bus with number plate ZUR 843 XA.”

Mr Umar said five male adults and one female adult died in the accident immediately.

In addition, seven male, one female and one male child were injured.

He confirmed that all injured people are currently receiving treatment at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu and Idera Hospital in Sagamu.

Mr Umar said the driver who caused the accident was arrested and currently detained at MTD Redeemed Police Division in Mowe.

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Otunba Sayo Akintola is a 1992 graduate of Linguistics from the University of Ibadan, Oyo State. He holds a post-graduate diploma in Financial Management and MBA from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi. He started his 12-year sojourn in journalism at the Nigerian Tribune in 1993 as Business and Economy reporter. He rose through the ranks to become the Group Business Editor of the nation’s oldest surviving private national newspaper, the Nigerian Tribune. He set up World Street Journal magazine in 2018.

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