Bight Newspaper learnt that an auto crash has claimed two lives and injured other persons on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Christmas Day.

This was revealed by Mrs Florence Okpe, the spokesperson, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, in Ogun State who confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta on Monday.

Mrs. Okpe said that the accident, involving a Toyota bus and Mazda bus occurred at 5:20p.m.

She attributed the accident to overspending and wrongful overtaking.

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According to her, a total of 15 persons, comprising 12 men and three women, were involved, of which two died and others were injured.

She said that the injured victims has been taken to Idera Hospital, Sagamu for medical attention and the deceased were deposited in the morgue of the same hospital.

Okpe quoted the state Sector Commander, Anthony Uga, as advising motorists to shun speed and give maximum attention while driving.

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The sector commander also sympathised with the family of the victims and advised people to contact FRSC sagamu for more information on the crash.

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