Seven die in Lekki-Epe Expressway accident

By Precious Igbonwelundu

Seven persons died yesterday morning in auto crash on the Lekki-Epe Expressway, the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has said.

The accident occurred about 1am.

The deceased comprising two men and five women were riding in a Lexus Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) and suspected to be drunk at the time of the crash.

The driver of the SUV reportedly rammed it into a moving truck, killing all five occupants.

In a statement, FRSC’s Public Education Officer (PEO) in Lagos, Route Commander Olabisi Sonusi said their bodies were evacuated to a morgue.

Quoting the state’s FRSC boss, Corps Commander Olusegun Ogungbemide, Sonusi advised motorists to avoid drunk driving.

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