A multiple accident on Wednesday occurred  around Saapade, near Ogere on Lagos Ibadan expressway; reportedly leaving 13 persons dead and 10 people injured.

Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC)  Sector Commander in Ogun, Mr. Clement Oladele, confirmed the incident to journalists in Abeokuta, the state capital.

Speaking more about the accident, Oaldele stated that the accidents occurred around Saapade where a diversion was created by Reynolds Construction Company (RCC), the contractor handling the rehabilitation works on the corridor.

Speaking further, Oladele also revealed that, the accident was caused by a speeding truck heading towards the Lagos axis of the expressway but suddenly suffered a flat tyre.

In his words, he said: “The truck in the process had a head-on collision with two other speeding commuter buses heading towards the Ibadan axis of the expressway. “The vehicles involved were Yellow Mazda bus marked KTU 93 XW, a White Toyota bus with registration number KEY 847 XA and a Man diesel truck marked KAB 97 XA.”
Source: Vanguard