FRSC enjoins passengers to always caution  reckless drivers



Mr Ahmed Umar, Ogun Sector Commander, Federal Road (FRSC) Ogun has  urged passengers to always caution  reckless drivers to avoid accidents and fatalities.

Umar  gave the advice an interview with the Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday Ota, Ogun, while commiserating with accident families.

He said the accident which occurred on Thursday along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway claimed 11 and injured three.

NAN reports the accident  involved a commercial bus with no number, a Toyota Rav 4 with registration number LND 13 GS and a Toyota Camry marked GGE 369 GJ.

Umar said the incident could have been averted if the commercial bus driver obeyed simple traffic regulations of not overtaking wrongly,  which resulted the death of innocent people.

The sector commander added the bus was overspeeding and  rammed into a stationary car had fault.

“The fatal accident could have been  prevented if  passengers cautioned the driver against wrongful overtaking.

“I enjoin passengers to always caution  reckless drivers to avoid unnecessary loss of and property,” he said.

Umar warned drivers against excessive speeding and wrongful overtaking  to prevent mishaps on the highway.

The sector commander prayed God to grant the families of the departed the fortitude to bear the loss.

The sector commander said families of the accident should go to the nearest FRSC office along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway  to get further details of the accident. (NAN)