Three escape dying in Lagos-Ibadan street crash

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Three folks narrowly escaped dying on Monday in a street accident involving two automobiles on the Magboro finish of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

Our correspondent who visited the accident scene gathered that the incident occurred at about 6:30 pm.

One of the automobiles, an Opel with quantity plate KJA758HL, was stated to be at a high pace when it immediately had a burst tyre and misplaced management within the course of.

An eyewitness, who recognized himself merely as Raji stated the car additionally somersaulted twice earlier than it got here to a halt.

Raji instructed PUNCH Metro that the accident affected a Toyota Camry with quantity plate AAA716DZ behind the car because it swerved right into a ditch by the roadside.

He stated, “The Opel car was driving inward Lagos and was loaded with bags of cassava when its tyre burst due to speeding. It lost control and tumbled twice. The two occupants, including the driver, came out unhurt while the cassava spilt on the road. A Toyota Camry that was coming behind while trying not to ram into the car swerved and also lost control before plunging into a ditch.”

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Another eyewitness who craved to not be talked about stated the incident would have been deadly if the motive force of the Toyota Camry had not swerved into the ditch.

“The incident would have been fatal if the driver of the Toyota had not swerved. Just like the occupants of the Opel, the driver also came out unhurt but some parts of the vehicle were badly damaged.”

Our correspondent who visited the spot noticed the content material of the cassava littered on the street whereas some passersby have been additionally seen controlling the visitors.

Both drivers have been additionally seen analyzing the extent of injury finished to their automobiles because of the accident.

This is as somewhat confrontation later ensued between the 2 of them as the motive force of the Camry accused the opposite of being liable for the accident whereas insisting that his car should be fastened.

Some officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps Ogun State Sector later arrived on the scene of the incident as they took management of the visitors state of affairs.



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