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Tanker kills two on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

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A tanker on Saturday killed two persons and while two others sustained injury during a road accident along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway in Sagamu Local Government Area of Ogun State.

The accident which occurred at 6am involved a Mack truck with Registration Number  AKD 549 XL and a commercial Toyota Hiace bus with Registration Number KSF 259 CQ.

The Public Relations Officer, Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the incident.

The TRACE spokesman stated that the accident was caused by brake failure and loss of control on the part of the tanker.

He said four men were involved in the accident; two of them died while the other two were injured.

He said that the driver of the truck ran away from the scene of the crash to avoid being lynched.

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