ABUJA, (Xinhua) --
Ten people were confirmed dead
after a commercial bus and a truck collided in Nigeria’s
southwestern state of Ogun, an official said on Wednesday.
Babatunde Akinbiyi, a spokesman for the local traffic police in
the state capital of Abeokuta, said the accident happened on the
Abeokuta-Ibadan expressway late Tuesday.
According to Akinbiyi, the truck driver lost control of the
vehicle, causing it to collide head-on with the bus.
the truck driver sustained an injury in the accident.
traffic police spokesman blamed the incident on speeding and
negligence on the part of the truck driver.