Connect with us

FRSC Rescues 13 Injured in Ogun State Crash on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Piroll

Published

on

Follow
NAIJA NEWS: FRSC Rescues 13 Injured in Ogun State Crash on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway [New Naija News] » Naijacrawl
Photo: Naijacrawl

In the early morning hours of Sunday, a distressing incident unfolded along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, resulting in no fewer than 13 passengers sustaining injuries of varying degrees.



The location of the road crash was near Car Park C in Ogun State, and the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) swiftly confirmed the occurrence, noting that it transpired around 4:55 am.

Florence Okpe, the spokesperson for the FRSC in Ogun State, reported that the agency's operatives promptly responded to the scene, initiating rescue operations to attend to those affected by the crash. A total of 22 individuals were involved in the incident, comprising 21 male adults and one female adult. Fortunately, Okpe stated that there were no reported fatalities, with all 13 injured individuals receiving medical attention.

The vehicles involved in the crash included three trucks with the number plates KBT205XB, KJA230Y, and DUT35XE, along with a Toyota Corolla car registered as MUS793HM and a Toyota Hiace bus marked FG369-F20.

According to Okpe, the suspected causes of the crash were identified as road obstruction and speeding, leading to a loss of control over the vehicles. Investigations into the specifics of the incident are underway as authorities work to ascertain the sequence of events that led to this unfortunate collision.

This incident serves as a stark reminder of the importance of road safety and the need for motorists to exercise caution, particularly in the early hours when visibility may be limited. As the situation develops, stay tuned for further updates on this road accident along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

Click Here To Comment




Piroll
 

Piroll is a creative writer, social-political commentator, socio-researcher, and sports analyst. He holds certificates in media management and data journalism from the Thomas Foundation Institute of Journalism. He works as a... Read More

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Be first to comment


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Naija News

Soldier Rescues Woman That Attempted Suicide in Lagos

Piroll

Published

on

NAIJA NEWS: Soldier Rescues Woman That Attempted Suicide in Lagos [New Naija News] » Naijacrawl
Photo: Naijacrawl
Soldiers from the Nigerian Army (NA), operating within the 81 Division NA, have successfully averted a suicide attempt by Mrs. Francesca Spark, who had plunged into the Lagos Lagoon near the 81 Division Officers’ Mess in Marina, Lagos, in an effort to take her own life.In a statement released on Monday, Lt. Col. Olabisi Ayeni, the Acting Deputy Director of Army Public Relations, provided this information.He stated, "The soldiers of the 65 Battalion NA, stationed at...
Continue Reading

Naija News

Anambra State Government Rescues Former US-Based Tennis Champion Tania Ijeoma Okpala

Piroll

Published

on

NAIJA NEWS: Anambra State Government Rescues Former US-Based Tennis Champion Tania Ijeoma Okpala [New Naija News] » Naijacrawl
Photo: Naijacrawl
The Anambra State government recently took swift action to rescue Ms. Tania Ijeoma Okpala, a former US-based tennis champion, who was discovered wandering the streets of the state capital. A concerned citizen captured Okpala's distressed and unstable state in a viral video over the weekend, prompting the government's immediate response.The Women Affairs Commissioner, Ify Obinabo, revealed that the ministry acted promptly upon receiving a directive from Governor Chuk...
Continue Reading

Naija News

Anthony Joshua Victory; A Testimony Of Ogun State Investment In Sports - Ogun Governor

Piroll

Published

on

NAIJA NEWS: Anthony Joshua Victory; A Testimony Of Ogun State Investment In Sports - Ogun Governor [New Naija News] » Naijacrawl
Photo: Naijacrawl
The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has congratulated Nigerian-born boxer, Anthony Joshua, over his victory against Kubrat Pulev Saturday night.The governor in a Facebook post on Sunday said Joshua’s victory is a justification for the state government’s investment in sports.Abiodun also said the boxer’s victory has brought pride to Ogun State where he hails from.He said, “AJ’s victory gives us, Ogun State people immeasurable joy, as the IBF, WBA and WBO titlehold...
Continue Reading

Latest


Download Naijacrawl App today

Fastest way to read on the go

Download the Naijacrawl App.