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Truck driver kills 3 on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

By Bose Adelaja

A truck driver, who was driving against traffic at Arepo, along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway yesterday, killed three men.

It was gathered that the driver of the truck, with number plates DTF 118 XA, attempted to escape from the scene, but was quickly apprehended by law enforcement agents.

FRSC officials

A source at the Wawa Police Station, where he was taken to, attributed the incident to recklessness.

The rescue operation was jointly performed by Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC; Nigeria Police Force and Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, TRACE.

The bodies were deposited at Olabisi Ona-banjo University Teaching Hospital, OSUTH.

TRACE imagemaker, Babatunde Akinbiyi, who confirmed the accident, urged motorists to desist from driving against traffic.


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