It was another sad day as many families were thrown into mourning over the loss of their dear one in a ghastly road accident.
It was gathered that three person died in the ugly incident that took place on Friday while eleven others sustained various degrees of injury.
The road accident occurred when a Mazda bus somersaulted near Makun city on the Lagos/Ibadan expressway. Mr Clement Oladele, the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ogun, who confirmed the incident, said in Abeokuta on Saturday that the somersault was preceded by excessive speed, tyre burst, and the driver’s subsequent loss of control.
He further stated that the bus, with registration number FST 578 XM, somersaulted many times, leading to the death of three persons, while 11 others sustained various degrees of injury. “Three male adults, eight female adults were injured, while one male adult and two female adults were killed in the accident,” he said.
Mr Oladele said that the injured victims had been taken to Idera Hospital in Sagamu, while the bodies of the three people who lost their lives had been deposited at the morgue in Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), Sagamu . He urged motorists to drive with standard tyres.
The FRSC official also advised them to use their day time running lights due to poor visibility common in the early morning and late evening hours.
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