Accident claims 2 lives on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

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By Abiodun Lawal

Abeokuta – Two persons have been confirmed Tuesday while sustained injuries in an involving a Mitsubishi Lancer loaded Pepper and a moving truck around Christopher University the -Ibadan Expressway.

Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Spokesperson, Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abeokuta.

According to him, the occurred about 7: 44 a.m.

Akinbiyi said the Mitsubishi Lancer marked AJW 465 AA rammed into a moving truck from the back, saying the driver immediately ran away the truck.

”According to eyewitness, the Mitsubishi lancer loaded pepper, rammed into a moving truck inbound from behind two of the three board, including the driver killed the spot.

“The cause of the cannot be immediately ascertained for now but we suspect it could be as a result of brake failure before losing control due to excessive speed,” he said.

The TRACE spokesman explained the deceased were deposited at Fakoya private morgue in Sagamu while the injured taken to Famobis Hospital in Lotto, Mowe.