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Three die, nine injured in Lagos-Ibadan road accident



Three persons died on Saturday while nine others sustained injuries in an accident involving a Nissan car and a Toyota Sienna at Fidiwo Bridge on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
Mr Ahmed Umar, the Sector Commander, FRSC in Ogun, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta yesterday.

Umar said the accident occured at about 6pm on Saturday, saying it was caused by speeding by the driver of the Nissan car.

He stated that the Nissan car, marked LSR 377 BL, had tyre burst due to the high speed which led to loss of control, thereby ramming into the Sienna car with registration number ABJ 24 XV.

He said 14 people were involved, comprising nine male adults, four female adults and and one male child.

The FRSC boss said that nine people sustained injuries while three persons died in the auto crash.

Umar said that the injured victims were taken to Victory Hospital, Ogere for medical attention and the deceased were deposited at the State Hospital mortuary, Isara.