1 die, 12 injured in Lagos multiple accidents

Published 8 years ago by: Aliuniyi lawal
at 25-03-2011 02:24PM (8 years ago)

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TWELVE persons were injured, on Wednesday, during a multiple road accidents at Pleasure Bus Stop, Abule-Egba, Lagos.

An unidentified man also lost his life in the early morning accident involving three trailers and two commercial buses.

Nigerian Tribune gathered that the vehicles were allegedly coming from Iyana-Ipaja, towards Abule-Egba, an outskirt of Lagos,  when a MAN Diesel articulated vehicle, stationed at the Amo-Oil petrol station,  with registration number Lagos XX-953-AKD, made a sudden  detour on the road.

It was further learnt tat one of the articulated vehicles loaded with Dangote Flour, with registration number  Oyo AE 131-LUY, coming from Iyana-Ipaja, in a bid to avoid collision with the MAN articulated vehicle, ran off the road and hit a  Guinness lorry, parked on the road.

Further checks revealed that two commercial buses and a freightliner truck, laden with cement, also ran into one another in the process, leading to the accident.

The head of operation of LASTMA at the Abule-Egba axis of the state, Mr A. Fatai, said the accident was unfortunate.