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8 burnt to death in Lagos-Ibadan expressway accidentNigeria

8 burnt to death in Lagos-Ibadan expressway accidentNigeria
Eight persons were on Saturday night burnt to death in a lone accident involving a Mazda bus on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

Eight persons were on Saturday night burnt to death in a lone accident involving a Mazda bus on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.“The suspected cause of the lone accident involving the Mazda bus marked AAA 249 VX  was  tyre burst which led to loss of control before crash and bursting into flames immediately,” he said.Mr Ahmed Umar, the Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abeokuta on Sunday.The sector commander added that 11 people were involved in the accident made up of three male adults,  one female adult,  one child and six unidentified persons.

This, he said, resulted in the bus summersaulting and bursting into flames.He  advised motorists to drive cautiously, obey traffic rules and regulations and ensure that their tyres were in good condition.

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