8 people from Spain died in a fatal accident in Nigeria

An accident which occurred this morning by 8:30am at the
Wictech stretch of the Lagos – Ibadan expressway about two km
away from Danco filling station, reportedly claimed the lives of
Eight persons, five males and three females, all believed to be Edo
indigenes.
The late Edo indigenes who arrived the country from Spain this
morning, had chartered the bus marked BEN 313 YX on the fleet of
Iyare Motors and were going to Benin City for an engagement,
when the accident happened.
Confirming the incident, the Public Relations Officer of TRACE,
Babatunde Akinbiyi, said the driver of the speeding hummer bus
ram into the rear of a truck marked MUS 730 XN in bids to
overtake it. According to him, seven of the victims died at the
accident scene while one other died later. Their remains have been
deposited at the morgue of the Olabisi Onabanjo University
Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), Sagamu where two others rescued
alive, were also receiving treatment.
The Nation reported that operatives of the Federal Road Safety
Corps (FRSC) and the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and
Enforcement Corps(TRACE) were sighted evacuating victims,
clearing obstructions and directing traffic.
We reported on Sunday that thirteen persons, including seven
members of the same family, died in two separate road accidents
in Enugu and Niger states. In Enugu State, a Toyota Carina E car
with registration no CM 960 FKJ conveying a family and a Toyota
Hiace bus with registration number ENU 75YY belonging to a mass
transit company collided.
Seven family members and one other person died in a road
accident which occurred at Ugwu Onyeama on the Onitsha-Enugu
axis yesterday morning. The police spokesman in Enugu State, SP
Ebere Amaraizu, confirmed the incident in a statement issued
yesterday. He said following the accident, men of the Traffic
Division of the Central Police Station Enugu were alerted and they
responded promptly.
In Niger State, five people died in the accident along Minna-Suleja
road between Lambata/Kwakuti communities, the Federal Road
Safety Commission (FRSC) said. The Sector Commander, Yusuf
Garba, said the accident involved a white BMW with registration
BWR 264 SR and Scana truck with registration number ISR 16 XU.
He attributed the accident to over speeding and dangerous
overtaking; adding motorists should always obey speed limits as
prescribed by the law and also install speed devise in their vehicles
to check over speeding.

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