Three die, four injured in early morning accident on Kara bridge Three die, four injured in early morning accident on Kara bridge
Early Thursday morning accident involving multiple vehicles on Kara bridge stretch of the Lagos – Ibadan expressway has left three persons dead and four... Three die, four injured in early morning accident on Kara bridge

Early Thursday morning accident involving multiple vehicles on Kara bridge stretch of the Lagos – Ibadan expressway has left three persons dead and four others injured.

The accident which occurred around 6:30am involved eleven vehicles, including four trucks, causing not a small obstruction on the highway and huge traffic gridlock.

Operatives of the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency (TRACE), Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and soldiers were sighted working to clear the obstruction, direct traffic and assist victims.

The Nation gathered that one of the vehicles involved in the accident lost control of the wheel and crashed into another and in the ensuing milieu, others smashed into one another in quick succession.

The Public Relations Officer of the TRACE, Babatunde Akinbiyi, listed DAF truck marked  APP 769XR, a Mazda bus  with registration number AKD 520 XN, another Mazda bus registered as BDG 327 AA and a nondescript DAF truck as vehicles involved in the early morning accident.

Others are Cabster marked XS216 KSF, MAN Diesel with registration number AGL 545 XF, Ford marked KTU 320 XN, LEXUS Jeep registered as FKJ475BR, SINO Truck with registration number  KRD 122 XD,  another SINO Truck marked KRD 123 XD and one other.

Akinbiyi also stated that three persons died while four others were injured in the accident.

Nurudeen Adegbenro