19 die in Ogun auto crash

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No fewer than 19 persons lost their lives in an auto crash that occurred on Sunday along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

It was gathered that the accident occurred at about 1:00 p.m. around Fidiwo/Ajebo axis of the road.

Public Relations Officer of Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency (TRACE)‎,

Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the incident.

According to him, the accident involved a tanker, laden with fuel, with plate number, RAN 571 XA, and an 18-seater passenger bus ‎with registration number LAGOS AGL 373 XR and an articulated vehicle marked AJG 40 XA.

Akinbiyi explained that the fuel truck travelling towards Ibadan rammed into the articulated vehicle conveying cement, while trying to overtake it at a diversion, and collided with commercial bus heading towards Lagos.

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