Five persons have been confirmed dead and others injured in an auto crash along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
The accident occurred as a commercial bus lost control and collided into a parked trailer at about 9am.
Clement Oladele, the Ogun sector commander of the FRSC, confirmed the accident to newsmen.
According to Oladele, two vehicles and eighteen persons were involved in the accident that resulted in the fatality.
He explained that a commercial bus with registration number MGD 129 ZF coming from Ibadan to Lagos, lost control and veered off the road, colliding with a trailer with registration number DDA 121 XA that was parked by the road side.
He said: “The corpses of the victims had been deposited at the mortuary in Ipara General Hospital, while the survivors are also receiving treatment at Sagamu and Victory Hospital, Ogere.
“The driver of the commercial bus absconded immediately after the accident occurred.”
Originally posted 2018-01-01 07:25:43.