A fatal accident this evening along the Lagos – Ibadan expressway has left 18 passengers dead and a survivor with injuries. The accident which occurred around 6:30pm at the Alapako corridor of the expressway, involved Extera jeep marked KJA 278 DS, unmarked Ford, and a bus with registration number GGE 873 XU.
The Operatives of the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps(TRACE) and Federal Road Safety Corps( FRSC) were sighted evacuating victims, clearing obstructions caused by wreckage and direct traffic.
The Public Relations Officer of TRACE, Babatunde Akinbiyi, who confirmed the accident, attributed the cause to reckless overtaking. May their souls rest in peace.