Five killed in Sagamu interchange area of Ogun State
A road accident involving a Mazda space bus, a tanker and a truck has claimed the lives of five people, while others involved in the accident sustained various degree of injuries.
According to spokesperson for the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps in Ogun State, Babatunde Akinbiyi, the road crash which occurred at the Sagamu Interchange end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway was due to reckless driving and wrongful overtaking.
“We learnt from the eye witness account that the Space Bus and tanker were inbound Ibadan from Lagos along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway at the diversion axis after Sagamu interchange, when in an attempt to overtake a truck in front of it had an head-on collision with another truck coming from Ibadan, Akinbiyi said according to Channels Tv.
“Five people died on the spot including the driver, two injured while another one was rescued.
“While the tanker driver was said to have fled the accident scene, the driver of the truck is recuperating at a private hospital in Sagamu.”