Four persons, including two women and a little girl, have died in a separate road accident on Ogun State corridor of the Lagos – Ibadan expressway and Lagos – Ore expressway respectively.
The first accident occurred when a speeding Toyota Corolla saloon car skidded off its track atop the Ososa dual carriage bridge along Lagos – Ore expressway and plunged into the river around midnight on Friday.
Two persons – an adult male and a minor(girl) were said to have died in the process, while 10 others, including seven children, sustained various degrees of injury.
It was learnt that the saloon car driven by a police sergeant and carrying 12 people, including his seven children, lost control of the wheel while speeding and fell into the river.
The second accident which occurred on Saturday at the Fidiwo – Oniworo stretch of the Lagos – Ibadan expressway left two women dead and three others injured when two Sienna cars collided with each other.
The Public Relations Officer of the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps(TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, who confirmed the separate accidents to The Nation, said the one that occurred at Fidiwo involved two Sienna cars marked LSD 266 CK and AGL 554 EA.
Akinbiyi said one of the Sienna cars had brake failure and both were coming from opposite direction on Lagos – Ibadan expressway when they collided.
While one of the women died at the accident scene, the other died on the way to the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), Sagamu.