The Ogun Site visitors Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) on Saturday, stated two individuals died whereas six others sustained numerous levels of harm in an accident involving 4 automobiles close to Kara Bridge on the Lagos/Ibadan Expressway.
Mr. Akinbiyi Babatunde, Public Relations Officer (PRO) of TRACE, who confirmed this to the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) in Ota, Ogun, stated that the incident occurred at about 6.25am.
He defined that the 4 automobiles concerned within the accident have been a Mack tanker with registration quantity, APP-49 XS, a BMW saloon with registration quantity EPE-864 CN, qa Mitsubishi Canter bus with registration quantity KRD-935 XD, and a Toyota Carina with registration quantity GGE-883 AT.
Babatunde stated that the tanker was making an attempt to keep away from a automobile that drove in opposition to the visitors when it rammed into three different automobiles thereby ensuing within the loss of life of two individuals whereas six different sustained accidents out of the 9 folks concerned within the accident.
“The corpses of the 2 victims have been deposited on the mortuary at Common Hospital, Lagos, whereas the injured have been additionally taken to the intensive unit of the identical hospital,” he stated.
He, nevertheless, suggested motorists to desist from driving in opposition to visitors to keep away from accident.
Babatunde additionally stated that TRACE, the Federal Street Security Corps (FRSC) and Lagos State Site visitors Administration Authority (LASTMA) have been on floor to ease the free circulation of visitors on the street.