Commuters in Sagamu Demand Pedestrian Bridge to Curb Accidents at Express Junction
By: Ogunleye Oluwapelumi
Residents and commuters in Sagamu, Ogun State have called on the government to intervene and create a pedestrian bridge or other measures to curb the frequent accidents that occur at Express Junction. The junction has been a notorious spot for accidents, with many residents and traders calling for urgent action to be taken to prevent further mishaps.
According to a trader who spoke to our correspondent, the rough structure of the road and the lack of traffic lights or traffic wardens have contributed to the frequent accidents. The trader also noted that school students often cross the road, putting them at risk of accidents.
Residents and commuters have expressed their frustration at the lack of action by the government to address the situation. Many have called for a pedestrian bridge to be built to allow safe passage for pedestrians and school children. Others have suggested the installation of traffic lights or the presence of traffic wardens to control the flow of traffic and prevent accidents.
The situation has become a major concern for residents and traders in the area, who have experienced several accidents at the junction. Many have expressed their fears that the situation may worsen if urgent action is not taken to address the issue.
Authorities have been alerted to the situation, and efforts are being made to find a solution to the problem. However, residents and commuters are calling for immediate action to be taken to prevent further accidents and loss of lives.
In light of this development, motorists and other road users who use Express Junction have been advised to be cautious and drive slowly, especially during peak hours when the road is busiest. The situation is a reminder of the need for caution and careful driving on the roads, and the importance of taking measures to prevent accidents and loss of lives.