One person was confirmed dead on Tuesday in multiple accidents, involving three trucks on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
The Public Relations Officer of the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the development.
He told reporters in Abeokuta that the accident was caused by a driver of an Iveco truck who drove against traffic and rammed into two other trucks around 6:30 a.m.
He said that the Iveco truck driver lost his life in the incident.
“The accident involved a MAN diesel vehicle with registration number FST 893 XT, Iveco truck without a plate number and a DAF truck with registration number XG 189 MKA.
“The Iveco truck driver who drove against traffic rammed into the other trucks in the early hours of the morning which resulted in the accident that claimed the life of the truck driver.”
Akinbiyi said that the body of the driver had been deposited at the morgue of the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital in Sagamu.