A yet to be confirmed number of persons have lost their lives and many others injured in a lone accident at quarry area of Lagos – Ibadan express way.

A witness Mr Olarewaju Akinrinade who explained that, the accident which occurred around 4:00 o’clock in the evening, on Saturday, said, 18 seater bus was coming from Lagos when suddenly the rear tyre got burst and the vehicle somersaulted before going into flames.

He said, those that lost their lives were trapped in the bus while others were able to crawl out of the vehicle though with various degrees of burns.

Mr Akinrinade who alerted radio Nigeria of the incident commended the station for their promptness in notifying the officials of the federal road safety corp.

The injured had been taken to an undisclosed hospital while the dead were also evacuated from the accident scene.

Abisola Oluremi


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