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4 burnt to death, 16 injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident

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

Mr Ahmed Umar, FRSC Sector Commander in Ogun confirmed the accident in Abeokuta, saying the accident occurred at 7:50 a.m.

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He stated that the bus driver was speeding excessively before losing control and ramming into the median. The bus summersaulted and went 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.

Umar stated 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)

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