Three passengers are feared dead in a multiple accidents which happened on Wednesday morning, along Lagos -Ibadan Expressway
The accident which happened at Ogere-Remo axis of the expressway, was caused by speeding and dangerous driving on the part of one of the truck drivers according to Ogun FRSC Sector Commander, Ahmed Umar, who confirmed the report.
Umar said that the accident which claimed the lives of three people occurred at around 3a.m on Wednesday and it involved an unregistered truck, another marked T 4916 LA, and a Nissan Micra car marked BDJ 257 XF.
“One of the truck drivers was trying to navigate a bend when the other truck which was coming from Ibadan, rammed into it.
“Since the crash obstructed the road, the driver of the Micra car ran into it but was able to control his vehicle with little damage on the car,” he said.
Speaking further on the incident, he said seven people were involved in the accident and they were six men and one woman.
The remains of the deceased have been deposited at the FOS Morgue, Ipara.
He said, “Traffic has been diverted and FRSC personnel are still on the ground trying to manage the situation and ensure that the obstruction is moved from the road,”
The FRSC boss strongly warned against “dangers of excessive speed” especially when visibility is poor.
He advised motorists to drive with caution, avoid speeding and obey traffic rules and regulations.