Three persons were confirmed dead with scores others injured in an auto crash that occurred enroute the campaign rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Amuwo-Odofin, Lagos Mainland, on Monday, February 4, 2019.
Sources revealed that the incident occurred along West Side Mall, opposite Raji Rasaki Road, along Festac Access Road, Amuwo Odofin, Lagos Mainland.
InsideMainland gathered that the victims of the accident were occupants of a Toyota Hilux van and were amongst the campaigners heading to the venue of the political rally of Senator Olamilekan Adeola better known as YAYI in the community.
Sources said tragedy struck when the driver of the Hilux Truck lost control of the vehicle following a brake failure. As a result, the vehicle somersaulted several times, flung some of the passengers against an electric poll which instantly killed three persons on the spot.
The driver of the truck sustained serious injury while other victims in the incident also sustained varying degrees of injuries, InsideMainland learnt.
Festac Online reported the names of the three persons who died in the accident as Mr Irikhefe, Mr Shetimma and Mr Alex.
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