– The FRSC says 10 persons were injured in a
crash involving 40 persons and two Mazda
– The spokesperson for the commission, Bisi
Kazeem, blames speed violations for the
– He says the injured have been taken to the
University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan
and Adeoyo Yemetu Hospital
An auto accident on the Lagos-Ibadan highway
caused the death of 30 people on Thursday
night, September 14.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria
(NAN), the accident was confirmed by the
spokesperson of the Federal Road Safety Corps
(FRSC), Bisi Kazeem.
Mr Kazeem said the accident occurred at about
8pm at Km 95 around the Elebolo Quary Area
on the Ibadan axis of the road.
According to him, 10 other persons were
injured in the crash involving 40 persons and
two Mazda buses.
“The crash occurred at a construction site, and
it resulted from route and speed violations.
“This has further underscored the Corps
Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi’s advice to
motorists to avoid night journeys, be careful
around construction sites and drive within
approved speed limits,” he said.