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4 Burnt to Death, 16 Injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Auto Crash


Four persons were on Friday burnt to death while 16 others sustained injuries in a lone accident involving a Mazda bus at Oniworo, Foursquare Camp area of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

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The Ogun State FRSC Sector Commander, Mr Ahmed Umar, who confirmed the accident in Abeokuta, stated that the accident occurred at 7:50 a.m.

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According to him, the bus driver was speeding excessively before losing control and ramming into the median. The bus summersaulted and went into flames.


“A total of 20 persons were involved, four burnt beyond recognition while one female and 15 men were injured”, he stated.

In the meantime, Umar has said that the injured victims have been taken to a hospital at Ogere in Ogun.

He therefore advised motorists to always obey traffic rules and regulations to avoid crashes.


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