Two die as truck, bus collide on Sagamu-Benin throughway



Two individuals have misplaced their lives within the early hours of Monday when a passenger bus rammed right into a truck alongside the Sagamu-Benin Throughway.

That is simply as 4 alternative individuals sustained various levels of accidents future 14 escaped unharmed.

The spokesperson for the Visitors Compliance and Enforcement Company, Babatunde Akinbiyi, mentioned the cars concerned have been an unregistered Howo truck and a Toyota Hiace Bus with registration quantity BEN 823 ZW.

Akinbiyi disclosed additional that the collision befell because of dashing at the a part of the bus driving force which ended in lack of regulate and eventual hit with the truck.

He added that 20 individuals have been concerned within the collision comprising 15 men and 5 women.

“There’s a highway site visitors collision at Branch Command hill, Inbound Ijebu Ode, on Sagamu-Benin Throughway at about 0630hrs on 01/07/2024. Two cars have been concerned together with a Howo truck without a registration quantity and a Toyota Hiace bus with registration quantity BEN 823 ZW.

“According to eyewitnesses, the accident was caused by excessive speed on the part of the bus driver leading to loss of control thereby crashing into the truck. The victims are 15 males and five females with four injured and two dead.”

The TRACE spokesperson disclosed that the extra of the lifeless sufferers have been deposited on the Olabisi Onabanjo College Instructing Medical institution morgue future the injured have been taken to the similar health facility for remedy.

“Accident victims have been rescued to OOUTH while the bodies of the two dead victims were deposited at OOUTH morgue,” Akinbiyi said.

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