No fewer than five persons Tuesday morning escaped death with; lecturers car when a driver of Micra car and a commercial motorcyclist ram into a Toyota Camry car in Ibadan.





The motorcycle has the registration number: Osun APM 832 UD, Micra car with registration number: Oyo DDA 580 XA while the Toyota Camry with registration number Lagos GGE 186 CX belongs to a lecturer in the university.


The incident, our correspondent gathered, occurred at the front of the University of Ibadan some minutes before 7am.

An eyewitness told  that one of the passengers of the commercial motorcyclist in lecturers car  who was; seriously injured, has been; hospitalised.

He added that four passengers in the Micra car, also sustained various degrees of injuries.

Another eyewitness, who said; that he had to stop and help the victims, said he intervened because the Toyota Camry belonged to one of the senior lecturers in the Faculty of Science in the university.

He maintained that the victims of the accident have been; rushed to the hospital and the lecturers car damage.

Our correspondent, who arrived at the scene shortly after the incident occurred, observed that the incident caused some traffic gridlock at the front of the university.

It, however, took the intervention of men of the Oyo state Police Command from Sango Police Station and other sympathisers to normalise the situation.

But efforts to get the reaction of the lecturer, who also; identified himself as a lecturer in the school, proved abortive.

The don told our correspondent that he was not ready to speak on the matter.


The policemen at the scene also declined to comment.

The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the state Police Command, Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi, who promised to furnish our correspondent with details of the incident, insisted that he had not been briefed about; the accident by policemen at the scene.

Fadeyo said, “I am yet to get details of the incident. Sometimes it take time before they film their report to us. You know the incident just happened this morning.

“They have to file their report and send to us, and they will get the facts before they send to us.”