Monday, March 1, 2021
Early Morning Accident Claims Eight Lives In Ibadan

About 8 people have been reportedly dead in an accident occured at Celica Area along Ibadan- Ife Express way.

The Incident according to Eye witnesses occured early Tuesday morning as container felt on 18 seater Bus and claimed the life of the Driver and 7 passengers.

Few weeks ago, some accidents were also recorded along the same route.

This morning about 7:00 it was reported that a container fell on an 18-seater Bus and claimed 8 lives at Celica Area along lbadan-Ife express way

According to some Eye witnesses, out of the 9 people trapped in the ugly incident only one woman escaped death while the remaining 8 bodies have been deposited to the nearest Morgue.

They also attributed tthe accident to on going construction of the bridge at Celica Area along Ibadan-Ife Express way.

Some road users urged the federal government and contractors handling the road construction as well as Road Maintenance agency to speed up work at the area so as to reduce loss of lives and hardship being faced by motorists due to the bad shape of the road

As of the time of filing this Report, the Oyo state security outfit code named Operation Burst and Officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps were seen at the spot of the incident to ensure free flow of Traffic and prevent goods inside the container and other valuables from being carted away

Although the ever busy Ibadan-Ife road is seriously seeking attention from the federal government of Nigeria, there is also need for motorists to exercise necessary cautions while plying the road.

The On going construction of the Bridge around Celica Area along Ibadan-Ife Express way has no doubt caused heavy traffic along that axis making it difficult for motorists to ply the road.

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