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One Dead, Others Injured In Lagos Otedola Bridge Accident

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A deadly crash has occurred on the Michael Otedola Bridge finish of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, killing one motorist whereas six others have been injured.

SaharaReporters was instructed that the crash concerned a “Mack 20 toes containerised truck with two totally different registration numbers, LSD 973 XM and FKJ 214 XY, the 2 different autos are Toyota Wagon with registration quantity JJJ 28 FR and Toyota Camry BDG 597 CY.”  



The Lagos State Command of the Federal Highway Security Corps confirmed the crash, including that the opposite injured victims have been instantly rushed to the hospital for correct remedy.

The spokesperson of the Lagos State FRSC, Olabisi Sonubi, mentioned the command obtained a misery name at about 11.30am on Sunday and joint operatives rushed to the scene of the accident.

In line with a press release by Sonubi, the command has ordered the Sector Commander to analyze the reason for the accident.

The assertion reads, “The Federal Highway Security Corps Lagos Sector Command obtained a misery name at 1130hrs a few crash at Lagos-Ibadan Expressway by Otedola bridge on Sunday 18th July, 2021.

“The crash concerned a Mack 20ft containerized truck with two totally different registration numbers LSD 973 XM and FKJ 214 XY, the 2 different autos are Toyota Wagon with registration quantity JJJ 28 FR and Toyota Camry BDG 597 CY. 

“The crash concerned  six (6) occupants with one killed whereas two male have been confirmed injured, the injured has been taken to the hospital for remedy whereas the driving force of the Mack 20ft containerized truck fled the scene earlier than the arrival of rescue groups. 

“The mixed group evacuated all crashed autos from the scene.

“The Sector Commander FRSC Lagos Sector Command Corps Commander Olusegun Ogungbemide has directed the investigation into the reason for the crash, whereas the driving force who fled the scene of the crash will probably be apprehended and prosecuted as soon as the proprietor of the truck is recognized.”

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