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Truck crushes bus, kills one in Ogun

“The corpse of the victim has been deposited at the morgue of the General Hospital, Ifo,” he said.

• January 24, 2022
Truck accident used to illustrate the story
Truck accident used to illustrate the story [Photo credit: Head Topics]

On Sunday evening, a passenger bus driver lost his life when a truck fell on the bus at the tollgate on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway.

Ogun sector commander of Federal Road Safety Corps, Ahmed Umar, disclosed in Ota, Ogun, that the accident occurred at 5.20 p.m.

Mr Umar added that the truck with registration number LND 634 YE, coming from Lagos and heading toward Sango-Ota, fell on the yellow passenger bus marked FST 744 YD.

The sector commander explained that a male driver, who was the only occupant of the bus, died instantly.

“The corpse of the victim has been deposited at the morgue of the General Hospital, Ifo,” he said.

The FRSC commander also mentioned that the two vehicles had been towed away from the road to ease traffic.

Mr Umar attributed the cause of the crash to reckless driving.

He warned motorists to desist from dangerous driving to save lives while commiserating with the victim’s family.


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