An accident occured today tuesday 23rd october involvng a Mercedez-benz Marcopolo bus and an Iveco truck on the lagos/Ibadan Expressway. No fewer than nine persons feared dead.
The Sector Commander in Ogun, Mr Clement Oladele, of the Federal Road Safety Corps confirmed this numbers and reported that the accident was caused by excess speed by the driver of the bus.
He said that the bus lost control and collided with the parked truck along the road. A total of 42 persons were involved in the accident comprising 34 males and eight females.
Three male and two female adults were injured while seven male and two female adults died.
The sector commander told News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) that the injured victims were taken to a nearby hospital while the corpses were deposited at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital mortuary, Sagamu, Ogun State.