5 persons have been confirmed dead in a multi-car crash at Orile Imo axis, Sagamu, Lagos on Tuesday motioning. Two others were rescued when the two cars colided. According to reports, one of the drivers in a Honda Accord car lost control and the vehicle veered off its lane and rammed into a Subaru.
Babatunde Akinbiyi, Public Relations Officer (PRO) Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps confirmed that the accident occurred around 7:25am. Akinbiyi also urged drivers to drive carefully and act accordingly to driving ethics and highway codes.
In his words:
“The driver of the Honda car lost control due to speeding, veered into the other lane and collided with an oncoming Subaru. Three persons were initially injured together while four others died instantly at the scene of the event. The Yuletide is here, motorists must observe all highway codes and desist from speeding”
Mr Akinbiyi also reported that those who died were all males while the injured ones were females. He said the corpses had been taken to the mortuary at the Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Lagos and that the injured persons were receiving required treatments in the hospital.