Tagged: accident

Declare state of emergency on Oyo State Hospitals, Nigeria

Olufemi Oluwajobi, 32 years was a radio journalist based in Ibadan, Oyo State. He was involved in a road traffic accident on the New Year Eve. When taken to the State owned hospital at Ring Road, Ibadan, the hospital was in total darkness because the main electricity supply to the hospital had been cut off for owing huge debt to the supplier and no functional generator. There were no medical equipments and competent medical staff to manage his condition. There were no functional ambulance to transport patient to secondary facility UCH. On his way to the UCH in a private...

Drivers, passengers escape death on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

  Drivers, passengers escape death on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident on Monday Drivers of a car and a jeep, alongside their passengers, escaped death in a road accident on Monday morning, along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. It had been a rainy morning and the grounds had been slippery. Visibility was also affected. Eye witnesses said the vehicles collided, sending the jeep to  spinning out of control, which it finally rested precariously on the railings of the long bridge. Officials of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) were on hand to attend to the accident which did not cost any life to be...

One dies in Lagos-Ibadan Road crash

An accident, which claimed the life of one person and injured five others, occurred on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, leading to traffic gridlock that lasted for hours. Three vehicles were involved in the accident, which reportedly occurred on Ayetoro axis in-bound Lagos, at about 4.45a.m. The affected vehicles were a truck, number plates FST 893 XT, an unidentified Iveco truck and a DAF truck with number plates XG 189 MKA. scene of the accident The accident, confirmed by spokesperson of the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, TRACE, occurred when the driver of the Iveco truck drove against traffic and rammed...

Dangote Truck Kills One on Lagos/Ibadan road.

There was a scare in the Academy area of Ibadan, Oyo State following an accident that led to the death of one person. A Dangote truck loosed control therefore, it ran into a garage at Academy market beside Joves filling station, Iwo road, Ibadan. It was reported that the incident happened at around 10:00pm yesterday night. One person was killed in the process with some properties destroyed. (Edited By Olamide Michael) Source FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Overspeeding on Aleshinloye road

Some passengers have been left seriously injured following a ghastly motor accident which happened this morning. The incident which occurred at ANCE /Alesinloye road in front of Omiyale Railway Quarters in Ibadan – was reportedly caused by the driver who was over-speeding as the car somersaulted multiple times. (Edited By Olamide Michael) Source FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

LASEMA’s rescue operation after Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident

An accident involving a trailer with registration number LSD 379 XT occurred at 7up, adjacent Motorways bus stop, outward Lagos-Ibadan Expressway in the early hours of Tuesday. It was gathered that the trailer suddenly developed a mechanical fault and fell on the road trapping the driver and the motor boy. The driver, Olatunji Akande, was rescued by men of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency alive and taken to the trauma centre for treatment while the motor boy, Lekan, was confirmed dead and the body handed over to the State Environmental Health Monitoring Unit. LASEMA carried out the recovery operation...

Accident claims life in Ibadan

A 54-year-old man, identified as Olanrewaju Adebayo, 54, was on Monday morning crushed to death by a sales truck of a soft drinking selling company at Oja’Oba, Ibadan. Metro news gathered that the incident happened at about 9.30am, with in front of Total filling station at Oja’ba, killing the man on the spot with his head crushed under the tyre of the truck. An eyewitness informed that the truck crushed the cyclist, with his head under the tyre. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Cement vehicle crushes 4 to death in Ibadan

Tragedy struck on Tuesday morning at Ojaoba area of Ibadan metropolis when the driver of an articulated vehicle conveying cement lost control and crushed four persons to death. An eye witness, Alhaja Amina Biobaku, told the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) in Ibadan that the incident occurred when the brake of the vehicle failed and the driver lost control, crushing three tricycles as well as one micro taxi cab and ended up in a shop. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email