Two people have died in an accident on the Lagos, Ibadan Expressway, yesterday April 21.
The accident, which involved a Mazda bus and a motorcycle, took place at about 9:30 am on Tuesday, April 21, around the new Kara Market on the Lagos -Ibadan Expressway.
Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, identified as the Public Relations Officer, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), confirmed the incident to journalists in Abeokuta on Tuesday, April 21.
Akinbiyi disclosed that the accident was caused by reckless driving and wrongful overtaking on the part of the driver of the Mazda bus.
It was said that the Mazda bus driver hit the motorcyle, then the bus lost control and rammed into a moving trailer from the rear.
Eighteen passengers, 13 males and five females were on the bus when the accident happened.
Meanwhile, six people were injured while two men, one from the bus and another from the motorcycle died on the spot in the accident.
The injured victims were then taken to a hospital while the bodies of the dead were deposited at the State Hospital’s mortuary in Isara Remo.