10 burnt to death in Lagos- Ibadan road crash

By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 17th, 2014
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Ten people were burnt to death yesterday in a road accident on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

Four people were injured.

Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Commander, Oluyole Unit, Sanya Adeoye said the accident involved three vehicles – two trucks and one 18-seater Toyota Hiace commercial bus numbered BDG 767 XB.

He said a truck, marked SW 175 EPE, which was coming out of the NSCE Quarry ran into another truck.

Adeoye said another truck coming from Lagos ran into the commercial bus and smashed it into the two trucks.

He said the bus went up in flames and the fire spread to the trucks.

Those injured were occupants of one of the trucks. They were taken to the University College Hospital (UCH).

The bodies were deposited at the mortuary of the Adeoyo State Hospital.

Efforts were made by the FRSC Unit Commander to reach the victims’ families through the bus’ manifest, which was not burnt.

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