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Christmas tragedy: Auto crash kills two, injures another on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

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An auto crash has claimed two lives and injured another on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Christmas Day.

The spokesperson, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, in Ogun, Mrs Florence Okpe, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta on Monday.

Okpe said that the accident, involving a Toyota bus and Mazda bus occurred at 5:20p.m.

She attributed the accident to speeding and wrongful overtaking.

According to her, a total of 15 persons, comprising 12 men and three women, were involved, of which two died and one was injured.

She said that the injured victim was taken to Idera Hospital, Sagamu for medical attention and the deceased were deposited in the morgue of the same hospital.

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Okpe quoted the state Sector Commander, Anthony Uga, as advising motorists to shun speed and give maximum attention while driving.

The sector commander also sympathised with the family of the victims and advised people to contact FRSC sagamu for more information on the crash.

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