Two fatalities have been reported in a crash on the Abeokuta-Sagamu Expressway on Thursday.
The crash involved a Toyota Camry, Volkswagen Bora and two Bajaj motorcycles.
Spokesman of the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the incident to newsmen in the Ogun state capital, Abeokuta.
He said, “We learnt the Toyota Camry was outbound Abeokuta towards the interchange when the driver lost control due to excessive speeding and crashed into the incoming Bora vehicle and two motorcycles (Okada) on the other lane.
“The driver of the Camry ran away with injuries sustained before our rescue team arrived the scene of the accident. The two dead victims were the motorcycle riders. The driver of the Bora car, the passenger and the woman on board one of the motorcycles, all had broken legs,’’ he said.
Akinbiyi said that the two persons who died, as well as the injured, were transferred to the State Hospital, Ijaye, Abeokuta.
The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Adedamola Kuti, called on motorists to drive carefully around areas where construction work is ongoing.