37 Corps Members Survive Auto Crash Along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway
Thirty-seven members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) who left the orientation camp in Ogun State on Monday, were involved in an accident along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
The corps members were travelling to Sango Ota when the driver of the Toyota coastal bus after leaving the NYSC orientation camp, Sagamu, following their Passing Out Parade when the driver lost control and the bus crashed.
The Ogun State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Clement Oladele, confirmed the incident.
He said out of the 37 corpers, 19 sustained varying degrees of injury, but none of them died.
Giving a breakdown of the number of the injured, he said nine were males and 10 were females.
He further said that out of the 19 corpers four of them were critically injured.
Oladele said the accident occurred during the downpour, while the driver was speeding.
He said, “It rained this morning. The driver of the coastal bus was speeding and in the process, he lost control and the bus crashed.”
Oladele said the injured victims were treated at the FRSC emergency clinic but the four of them that were critically injured were taken to the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital in Sagamu.