Thirteen people have been killed and 12 others injured in an accident that involved a truck and a bus along Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
Eyewitnesses said the accident occurred at about 4pm on Wednesday.
The spokesperson Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, said the ill-fated bus carried 25 people, comprising nine men, eight women and eight minors.
He said 12 people, five men, three women and four minors were injured, while 13 persons, comprising four males, five females and four minors died in the accident.
“The commercial bus was coming from Lagos, when it overtook the vehicle at its front wrongly, before ramming into a stationed vehicle at the roadside killing nine persons in the vehicle on the spot,” he said.
“The remaining four died at Idera Hospital where they were rescued to by TRACE and Federal Road Safety Corps officials.”
The spokesperson said both the injured victims and the remains of the deceased were conveyed to Idera hospital in Sagamu, Ogun State.