April 12, 2024
Lagos-Badagry Accident Leaves 14 Dead and 9 Injured
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Lagos-Badagry Accident Leaves 14 Dead and 9 Injured

No fewer than 14 people, including a four-month-old baby, died on Sunday morning in an auto accident along Lagos-Badagry Expressway in Lagos.

Speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Badagry on Sunday, Mr. Williams Manga, Unit Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, said  nine other people sustained injuries in the accident, which occurred at the Agemowo axis of the road, around 7.31am.

The fatal accident occured when a commercial Mazda bus with registration number MUS 411 XU, carrying 19 passengers and coming from Lagos, collided with a granite truck with registration number AKM 926YQ coming from Badagry. The Unit Commander also added that the accident was caused by  the two vehicles overspeeding while it was raining heavily.

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The commander said that the driver of the truck was not affected.

Manga urged motorists not to exceed speed limits and to always have routine vehicle checks, for prompt detection and replacement of faults.

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