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Okada riders waiting to pick passengers crushed to death by speeding Driver

Okada riders waiting to pick passengers crushed to death by speeding Driver

A fatal road crash has left three persons dead and four others injured on the Lagos-Ibadan highway.

The accident reportedly occured at Arepo bus stop on the Lagos/Ibadan expressway at about 12:30 PM when a Toyota Corrola car (with registration number, FKJ848FH) lost control and ran into motorcycles waiting to pick up passengers at the junction.

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) confirmed that eight persons – seven men and one woman were involved in the accident.

While the woman and three other men sustained injuries, one person was rescued unhurt.


“A total of three persons were killed, all male adults,” the FRSC said, adding that five vehicles were involved.

The spokesperson of the FRSC in Ogun State, Florence Okpe, disclosed that the injured victims have been conveyed to Beachland Hospital and ROA Hospital, all in Arepo.

Okpe said two of the dead bodies were taken by the Hausa community at Arepo for burial, while the remaining one was taken to Divine Touch Hospital’s morgue.

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