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10 Students Of Olabisi Onabanjo University Lost Their Lives In An Accident by Nobody: 11:56pm On Jun 26, 2015
No fewer than 12 persons lost their lives in a road
crash involving a truck and a commercial bus
along the Ilishan Remo and the Sagamu Junction
of the Sagamu-Benin Expressway, Ogun State, on
Friday.
The Sagamu Unit Commander, Federal Road
safety Commission, Mr. Abdullahi Lawal, who
confirmed the accident, told the News Agency of
Nigeria that 15 persons were involved in the
accident.
According to him, while 12 of them died, three
were seriously injured.
He said, “We went to the scene and met the crash,
which involved a truck carrying a container and a
commercial bus.
“Three of them were rescued and taken to the
hospital, the remaining 12 were killed.
“We could not find the drivers of the truck, we
assumed that they ran away when the accident
happened.
“Eye witnesses said the truck was driving against
traffic. It happened in Ijebu Ode-Sagamu side of
the road.
“We recovered the manifest of the vehicle, we
discovered that the vehicle loaded from Ago-
Iwoye and was heading to Sango Ota.
“All the recovered items, including the original
copy of the manifest, are with the police.’’
The commander said the corpses were deposited
at Fakoya Mortuary in Sagamu while the injured
were taken to Olabisi Onabanjo University
Teaching Hospital, Sagamu.


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