Abeokuta, Nigeria – Four people were burnt to death on Friday while 16 others sustained injuries in a lone automobile crash involving a Mazda bus at Oniworo, Foursquare Camp area of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
Few moments after the incident, Ahmed Umar, FRSC sector commander in Ogun confirmed the crash in Abeokuta. He said the incident occurred at 7:50 a.m.
He added that the driver of the vehicle was speeding before losing control and ramming the bus into the median. The bus somersaulted and burst into flames.
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“A total of 20 persons were involved; four burnt beyond recognition while one female and 15 men were injured,” said the FRSC commander.
Mr Umar also disclosed that the injured victims were taken to a hospital at Ogere in Ogun.
He advised motorists to always obey traffic rules and regulations to avoid crashes. (NAN)