One dies, 18 injured as truck, bus collide in Ogun - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Friday, July 7, 2023

One dies, 18 injured as truck, bus collide in Ogun

A female passenger in a commercial bus lost her life when 18 others suffered varying degrees of injuries as the bus they were travelling in collided with a HOWO truck.

It was gathered that the accident occurred on Isara bridge axis inbound Ibadan in Remo North Local Government Area of Ogun State along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Thursday around 11.40am.

The vehicles involved according to the Public Relations Officer, Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency, Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi were a Mazda bus with number plate LND 927 XX and Howo truck with number plate JGB418ZB.

He said the accident was caused by wrongful U-turn on the part of the driver of the Howo truck which led the bus to collide with it in the process.

Akinbiyi said, “A total number of 20 passengers were in the bus, a female passenger died, while 18 others sustained varying degrees of injuries.”

He said the injured were rushed to the hospital while the remains of the deceased had been deposited in a morgue.



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