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3 die in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident

Federal Road Safety Commission
Federal Road Safety Commission

Three persons Sunday died while one other was injured in an accident on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

 The accident occurred around the Ogere axis before Saapade Bridge in Remo North Local Government Area of the state.

 The Public Education Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ogun Sector Command, Florence Okpe, confirmed the accident to journalists in Abeokuta.

 According to her, the accident involved a Mack truck, with registration number, SMK 499 XU and a Nissan car, marked GH 598 LND.

 In another tragic incident, a mother and her child Sunday burnt “beyond recognition” when a Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) laden tanker exploded in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

 It was gathered that the incident happened at the popular Lafenwa market in the state capital.

 It was further gathered that the tanker, due to axle problem, overturned around 04:45am while making its way inbound from Oju-Irin, Lafenwa area of Abeokuta, spilling its content on the road.

 The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in the state, Ahmed Umar, confirmed the incident in Abeokuta.

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