Accident Claim 2 Lives On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway 

Accident claims 2 lives on Lagos-Ibadan expressway - P.M. NewsRichard Ginika Izuora

An accident which occurred on Sunday morning around Mowe in Ogun on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, has killed two.

A motorcycle rider as well as his passenger were crushed to death by a Mack truck.

The spokesperson of the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE),  Mr. Babatunde Akinbiyi; confirmed the development  to newsmen in Abeokuta.

Akinbiyi said that the accident occurred at 10a.m. on Sunday and; it involved a Mack truck with no number plate; as well as a motorcycle marked: PKA 147 VF.

The TRACE spokesman said that the motorcycle rider was riding against traffic; before ramming into the oncoming truck; who was heading toward Sagamu interchange on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

“According to  an eyewitness account; the motorcyclist was riding against traffic (route violation) from the  Redeemed Camp to Mowe; before it ran into the Mack truck which was on its legitimate lane; heading toward the  Interchange,” he said.

The corpses of the  deceased had been deposited at Fakoya Private Morgue in Sagamu; while the truck and the motorcycle; had been taken to  the Police custody.

Akinbiyi appealed to motorists as well as motorcyclists; to avoid driving in a direction prohibited  by traffic ( One-Way); particularly on an expressway due to its attendant risk.

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