Two drivers die as vehicles collide on Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway

Two persons were confirmed dead while one sustained injury in an accident involving a Mazda bus and a Mazda car at Ayedere, on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway.

Babatunde Akinbiyi, the spokesperson, Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta on Sunday.

Mr Akinbiyi stated that the accident occurred at 7:10 a.m. at Ayedere village, Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun.

He said the witness accounts indicated that the driver of one of the vehicles was driving against traffic and got involved in a collision with the other.

The TRACE spokesperson said that the drivers of the two vehicles died while a motor boy sustained injury.

Mr Akinbiyi said that the injured motor boy had been taken to a nearby hospital before the arrival of TRACE.

He said that the driver of the car had been taken away by his family for burial, while that of the bus was deposited at Ifo General Hospital morgue.

Mr Akinbiyi warned drivers to desist from committing route violations.


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