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10 Burnt To Death In Oyo-Ogbomoso Road Crash



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No fewer than 10 passengers were burnt to death on Thursday after two commercial buses collided on Oyo-Ogbomoso Road.

The Federal Road Safety Corps said a Mazda and a Toyota Hiace bus were involved in the accident.

According to the FRSC Sector Commander in the state, Joshua Adekanye, the incident occurred at about 5.30 a.m around kilometre 12, Ijawaya, Oyo-Ogbomoso road.

He said the buses with registration numbers LEM 963 XA and NSR 222 ZS were coming from Lagos and Nasarawa states respectively.

Adekanye disclosed that the vehicles went on flame immediately resulting in the burning of the occupants.

He attributed the cause of the accident to speeding and overloading.

He called on motorists to always avoid night travelling, speeding and overloading.

He adding that the fatality would have reduced if the drivers were not on night journey.

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