No fewer than 4 individuals have been confirmed useless whereas 4 others sustained accidents in a lone accident round Pipeline Junction, Ogere, Ogun, on Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Spokesperson for Site visitors Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), confirmed the incident to the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) in Abeokuta on Thursday.
Akinbiyi famous that the accident occurred in early hours of Thursday at 4:30 a.m. and it concerned a Man Diesel truck marked TKP 653 XA conveying folks and in addition loaded with tubers of Yam.
He defined that the accident concerned 14 folks comprising 13 male and one feminine, saying that 4 male died with 4 male sustaining accidents.
“I learnt the car was coming from the North inbound Lagos and loaded with yam.
“The casualty was a lot as a result of a number of the passengers who’re additionally probably homeowners of the yam have been seating on the yam within the open area on the again.
“The truck misplaced management on account of extreme velocity and poor visibility; fell by its aspect with the yam and the car fell on them,” he stated.
Akinbiyi stated that the corpses of the deceased had been deposited at FOS Mortuary, Ipara Remo, Ogun, whereas the injured have been taken to Idera Hospital, Sagamu.
He suggested motorists to keep up their automobiles, keep away from velocity and evening journey if doable, particularly now that the harmattan season is right here, with poor visibility all over the place.