It was a gloomy Monday along Lagos-Ibadan express way as 10 people were burnt to death in a motor accident

Confirming the incident, The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Oluyole Unit Commander, Sanya Adeoye noted that four people survived while the other victims burnt beyond recognition.

He explained that the accident involved three vehicles, two trucks and one 18-seater Toyota Hiace commercial bus with registration number BDG 767 XB.

According to him, the Lagos- Ibadan bound had stopped on the road to allow one of the trucks with registration number SW 175 EPE coming out form NSCE Quarry when unfortunately another truck also coming from Lagos ran into the commercial bus and smatched it to the stationed truck.

He said the accident was as a result of over speed violation and dangerous driving.

Instantly, Adeoye said the commercial went up in flames which later spread to other trucks.

The FRSC official stated that the four people who sustained injuries were passengers inside the
trucks and that they being taken to the University College Hospital (UCH) for treatment while the
victims who were burnt beyond recognition were deposited at the Adeoyo State Hospital mortuary.

However, continued efforts were made by the FRSC Unit Commander to reach out to families of the victims through the driver’s manifest which was not burnt.

So sad ….


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