Nine people lost their lives in different road accidents that occurred along Lagos-Ibadan and Lagos-Abeokuta Expressways, last Saturday and on Sunday.
Lagos Metro gathered that an autocrash claimed the lives of seven passengers at Fidiwo area of the highway while two women equally died in an accident at Wasinmi area of Ogun State.
It was gathered that the Wasinmi accident occurred, when the driver of a Nissan Saloon car with registration number plate LAGOS SZ 171 AAA lost control of the vehicle, while an oncoming IVECO truck marked OGUN SRA 546 XA trying to manoeuvre hit the median and fell on the car.
The granite-laden truck spilled its content on the car and on the highway.
A rescue team which include the state commissioner of Police, Abdulmajid Ali; the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Suraj Adekunbi and a former local government chairman, Abeeb Ajayi, rendered assistants to save the lives of the victims.