[Disturbing Photos] 8 Edo Indigenes Die In Accident Along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Shortly After Arrival From Spain
According to sources, they arrived Nigeria from Spain for a wedding.
The Hummer bus conveying them reportedly rammed into a Mack truck, marked (Lagos) MUS 730 XN, around 8:30 a.m at the Wictech stretch of the expressway, about two kilometres from Danco filling station.
The victims – believed to be Edo State indigenes who just flew into the country from Spain – were said to have chartered the bus, marked (Edo) BEN 313 YX, in the fleet of Iyare Motors and heading to Benin, the Edo State capital, for an engagement.
TRACE’s spokesman Babatunde Akinbiyi said the driver of the speeding Hummer bus rammed into the rear of the truck in an attempt to overtake it.
Akinbiyi said seven of the victims died on the scene while one other died later.
The remains of the victims have been deposited at the morgue of the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH) in Sagamu, Ogun State.