Four Die In Ogun As Bus Tumbles, Goes Up In Flame - THE DAILY CRUCIBLE



Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Four Die In Ogun As Bus Tumbles, Goes Up In Flame

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| The Daily Crucible | Wednesday, April 27, 2022

A passenger bus conveying 18 persons has caught fire after it somersaulted on Lagos - Expressway, killing four of the passengers and injuring 13 others.

The accident which occurred at about 14:25pm at Fidiwo - Ogunmakin corridor of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway was preceded by a burst tyre.

The four persons were burnt and their remains charred and blackened by the flame that engulfed the bus while the bus itself was also totally wrecked.
The Sector Commander Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ogun State sector Command attributed the causes of the crash to speed, tyre burst and loss of control, leading the bus to somersault  and goes up into flame.

 Superintendent Route Commander and  FRSC Public Education Officer for Sector Commander FRSC Ogun Sector Command, Florence Okpe, said the injured victims were taken to Victory Hospital Ogere and some to Idera  Hospital Sagamu.

 The Corps commiserated with the family of the crash victims and advised motorists to drive cautiously, always check their tyres and avoid speed violation. In

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