News Alert ! Seven Persons Perished In Lagos-Ibadan Lone Crash ,14 Others Injured 


Atleast seven persons were confirmed dead by the officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in a  lone crash involving a Mazda bus marked BDG993YG along Lagos -Ibadan Expressway.

14 others were said to have sustained various degrees of injuries  in an accident which occurred at about 10:45 a.m. on Sunday. after a bus  went up in flames around OPIC area.

A spokesperson of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in the area, Florence Okpe, confirmed the incident in a statement in Abeokuta.Ms Okpe said 22 persons – seven male adults, eight female adults, four male children and three female children – were in the crashed bus.

She blamed the crash on “excessive speed and brake failure which led to the loss of control.”

The FRSC said some of the passengers were burnt to death, adding that the injured were taken to Lagos State Accident Emergency Centre, Ojota while the corpses were deposited at Olabisi Onabajo University Teaching Hospital morgue in Sagamu, Ogun State.

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