Truck Driver Flees As Ghastly Road Accident Along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Claims Child, Driver And Others – Daily Parrots Nigeria

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Four persons have been confirmed dead in an accident, involving a Toyota Corolla car and a low bed Mack trailer at the Obada Oko area on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

Babatunde Akinbiyi, the spokesman of the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, confirmed the incident to News Agency of Nigeria in Abeokuta on Monday.

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Akinbiyi said that the accident occurred around 7:36pm on Sunday and attributed it to recklessness and speed on the part of both drivers.

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Akinbiyi said that eight persons, including seven adults and one female child, were involved in the crash.

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He said that four occupants of the car died on the spot, while two others sustained injuries.

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According to him, the trailer driver and the motor boy ran away before the rescue team arrived at the scene.

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He said: “I learnt the low bed trailer with no registration number was trying to make a U-turn at Obada Oko allegedly without trafficating, when the Toyota Corolla, marked EM 866 APP, which was on speed from Lagos, rammed into it.

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“However, six passengers were in the Toyota Corolla when the accident happened. Four persons, including the driver and child, died on the spot, while the remaining two were injured.”

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He further said that the injured were taken to the General Hospital, Ijaye, Abeokuta, along with the remains of the dead.

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He also said that the accident vehicles had been towed to the Divisional Police Office, Adigbe in Abeokuta.

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