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16 DIE IN LAGOS AUTO-CRASH

16 people have been reported dead in a crash involving two vehicles along Alaro City, Epe area of Lagos State, while five others were injured.

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Lagos Command confirmed the incident, stating that the accident occurred at about 03:00 a.m. on Tuesday and was caused by impaired visibility due to reckless driving.

It was reported that of the 23 male adults involved in the crash, 16 died, five were critically injured, and two suffered no injuries.

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The Public Education Officer of the FRSC Command, Olabisi Sonusi, disclosed that the five injured victims have been taken to the hospital.

The vehicles involved in the crash were a white bus with Registration number KTN 262YJ and an articulated truck with an unknown registration number.

FRSC operatives and other emergency management agencies were on ground to ensure prompt recovery and evacuation of all crashed vehicles.

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