A crash involving two vehicles in the early hours of Tuesday along Alaro City, Epe area of Lagos State has claimed 16 lives, leaving another set of 5 victims injured.
Twenty-three male adults were involved in the crash, 16 of them have been confirmed dead, while five others were critically injured.
The Federal Road Safety Corps, Lagos State Command confirmed that the accident occurred at 03:00 am and was caused by impaired visibility due to reckless driving.
A statement by the FRSC Public Education Officer of the command, Olabisi Sonusi, revealed that the five injured victims have been hospitalized.
It partly read, “The vehicles involved in the crash were a white bus with Registration number KTN 262YJ and an Articulated truck (Registration Number unknown).
“FRSC operatives and other emergency management agencies are on the ground, ensuring prompt recovery and evacuation of all crashed vehicles.
“The Sector Commander Federal Road Safety Corps Lagos Sector Command Corp.”