Three Burnt to Death in Ogun Road Accidents

Three Burnt to Death in Ogun Road Accidents

Two separate auto accidents occurred along the

Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway.

Three Burnt to Death in Ogun Road Accidents

persons were killed while ten others sustained injuries in two separate

accidents along the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway.

Three

crash occurred around Zonal Breweries in Ijako area of Sango Ota at about 7.20

a.m. Three of the victims were burnt beyond recognition while three others were

seriously injured.

The first

Ota Unit Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC), Richard Olutiriko,

who confirmed the accident said that it involved a Volkswagen bus with

registration number: (LAGOS) XM 587 EKY.

The Sango

attributed the cause of the accident to speed limit violation by the driver and

also explained that the Abeokuta bound bus rammed into the road divider in

front of the Zonal Breweries. It somersaulted three times before it went up in

flames.

He

Commander further stated that both the burnt corpses as well as the injured

victims had been evacuated to the Ota General Hospital in Sango.

The Unit

accident was along the same route but at Wasinmi area in Ewekoro Local

Government Area of the state. The Itori Unit Commander of Federal Road Safety

Commission(FRSC), Fatai Bakare, confirmed that seven persons were critically

injured in the accident which involved a blue coloured Ford bus with

registration number: AA 384 TAK and a white MAC truck with registration number

(Lagos) KJA 113 XB.

The second

official explained that eight people were actually involved in the auto crash

and attributed the accident to dangerous driving. The injured victims have been

taken to the FRSC emergency clinic in Itori for treatment.

The FRSC

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