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Auto Crash Claims Thirteen Lives Along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Thirteen passengers have been feared dead while twelve others injured in an auto accident which occurred along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

According to reports, the tragic incident involved a commercial bus traveling out of Lagos and a stationary truck at a spot opposite a company producing roofing sheets and pipes.

Traffic officials on the corridor said the driver of the Mazda commercial bus with number plate APP 28 YE had wrongly overtook a vehicle, and lost control in the process rammed into a stationary unregistered Volvo truck loaded with waste which had developed mechanical fault.

Nine passengers were reported to have died on the spot while four others died later at Idera Hospital in Sagamu where they were rushed to after the incident.

The report added that, twelve injured passengers are still receiving treatment in the same hospital while the corpses of the victims had been deposited in the morgue.

Wale Oluokun

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