5 Injured, 16 Dead In Lagos Auto Accident

5 Injured, 16 Dead In Lagos Auto Accident

5 Injured, 16 Dead In Lagos Auto Accident

5 Injured, 16 Dead In Lagos Auto Accident

16 people were killed and 5 were hurt in a two-vehicle collision early on Tuesday near Alaro City, Epe region of Lagos State.

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23 male adults of legal age were engaged in the collision; 16 of them perished, five sustained life-threatening injuries, and two escaped without harm.

The Federal Road Safety Corps, Lagos Command, confirmed the accident and highlighted that irresponsible driving was to blame for the disaster, which happened at 3:00 am.

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A statement by the FRSC Public Education Officer of the command, Olabisi Sonusi, revealed that the five injured victims have been hospitalized.

It partly read, “The vehicles involved in the crash were a white bus with Registration number KTN 262YJ and an Articulated truck (Registration Number unknown).

5 Injured, 16 Dead In Lagos Auto Accident

“FRSC operatives and other emergency management agencies are on the ground, ensuring prompt recovery and evacuation of all crashed vehicles.

“The Sector Commander Federal Road Safety Corps Lagos Sector Command Corps Commander Olusegun Ogungbemide, therefore, advised motorists to always avoid night journey because of impaired visibility at that hour.

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“He also admonished the motoring public always to observe construction signage and speed limits at such zones.

“Ogungbemide is also using this medium to commiserate with the families of the deceased, while wishing the injured quick recovery.”

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