The driver of the vehicle was speeding before losing control and ramming the bus into the median. The bus somersaulted and burst into flames.
The sector commander advised motorists to ensure that their vehicles are working perfectly before embarking on any trip while also cautioning them on speed violations.
“Government needs to bring sanity to Lagos because things are not working as they should. The transport system in Lagos has been a mono-system.”
The accident, which occurred at 10:35 p.m. on Saturday night, involved two Mazda buses and a car and was caused by excessive speeding.
The bus with number plate KAA 601 XA caught fire at about 8:38 a.m. while in motion due to a mechanical fault.
“Traffic has been diverted and FRSC personnel are still on the ground trying to manage the situation.”
The crash involved a Howo Sino truck and a Mazda car, at Day Waterman junction on the Abeokuta-Sagamu expressway.
FRSC sector commander in Ogun said “a total of 20 men were involved in the accident, five of whom got injured while two deaths were recorded.”
Mr Umar explained that the accident was caused by excessive speed and loss of control by the bus driver who rammed at the stationed truck.
The commissioner urged motorists and other road users to be patient and understanding.