26 Feared Dead In Road Accident On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway &Ndash; Nigeria Politics Online


More than 26 people were on Saturday feared dead as two passenger buses collided and caught fire at a Quarry site at Km 96 on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

According to an eyewitness, the two 18-seater buses had a head-on collision and the buses caught fire immediately.

A witness said, “All the passengers in the two buses were burnt beyond recognition.

“Only a baby escaped death because the father of the child threw him out through the window of the bus.”

The Oyo State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr Yusuf Salami, confirmed the accident on the telephone.

Salami, however, said the accident involved two 18-seater buses.

He also said more than 11 people who sustained injuries are been taken to Ibadan Central Hospital and University College Hospital, UCH Ibadan. 

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