IBADAN,Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Four persons were burnt beyond recognition while sixteen others sustained injuries in a fatal road accident on the Lagos/ Ibadan Expressway
The accident was said to have been caused by excessive speed which resulted in the loss of control, causing the bus to ram into the median strip and go up in flames
According to the Public Education Officer of the Ogun State Sector of the Federal Roads Safety Corps (FRSC) Florence Okpe, the incident was a lone accident that involved a Mazda bus with registration number APP 34XH.
“The fatal crash occurred at about 07: 50hrs on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway around Oniworo, after Foursquare Camp. Twenty persons were involved, four people burnt while others were injured,” she said
The injured victims were said to have been taken to Victory Hospital, Ogere, for medical attention.
The Sector Commander of the FRSC, Ogun State Command, Ahmed Umar, has, however, advised motorists to obey traffic rules and regulations
He also condoled with the families of the deceased and prayed that God would give them strength at this time.