The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ogun command, said it had returned over 65,000Euros recovered from an accident scene to the victims.
The Sector Commander, Mr Clement Oladele said this in a statement by the command’s Public Education Officer, Mrs Florence Okpe, in Abeokuta on Friday.
Eight persons died on Tuesday in an accident involving a bus and a truck on Lagos-Ibadan expressway and the passengers in the bus came in from Spain and had chartered the bus to take them to Benin City.
Oladele explained that it was observed that some of the passengers were traveling with cash, including foreign currencies
He stated that the FRSC rescue team also recovered 80 pounds, 238 Euro cents, N84,800, 32 traveling bags comprising 16 large traveling bags, seven extra large traveling bags and nine large “Ghana must Go” bags.
“In line with the rule of the World Health Organisation, a hospital follow up of the victims of the fatal crash was done by the FRSC to Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), Sagamu.
“The crash occurred on Tuesday and it involved a white Toyota Hiace bus, belonging to a transport company – Iyare Motors, with registration number BEN 313 YZ and a Mack truck with registration number MUS 730 XN, ” he said.