A multiple-vehicle collision near Nigeria’s Lagos city claimed five lives and injured 19 others early Thursday, according to road safety police.
Hyginus Omeje, head of the Federal Road Safety Corps in Lagos, said the accident, which occurred on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway in the southwest region, involved 53 people.
The cause of the fatal accident had not been ascertained, Omeje said.
He said three people died on the spot, as the crash involved many vehicles, including buses, cars, and trucks. Enditem