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7 burnt to death, 14 injured on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident



Seven passengers were on Sunday burnt to death in a fatal accident that occurred on Kara Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

Those burnt to death included two children, while 14 other passengers were said to be injured in the fatal accident.

Spokesperson of the Ogun State command, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Florence Okpe said the lone crash involved a Mazda bus marked BDG993YG.

She disclosed that the accident happened around 10:45 am due to over-speeding.

According to her, 22 people were involved in the accident, saying that 14 passengers were injured while seven died, adding that one more person could be unhurt.

She said the impact of the crash made the vehicle go up in flames, adding that the injured were taken to Lagos State Accident Emergency Centre, Ojota while the corpses were deposited at Olabisi Onabajo University Teaching Hospital morgue in Sagamu, Ogun State.

Okpe added that due to over-speeding and brake failure, the vehicle lost control and crashed.





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