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Four dead, 16 injured in Lagos-Ibadan road accident

About four persons have been burnt to death while 16 others sustained injuries in a lone accident involving a Mazda bus at Oniworo, Foursquare Camp area of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

The incident was said to have occured at 7.50 am on Friday.

Mr Ahmed Umar, Federal Road Safety Corps’ Sector Commander in Ogun confirmed the accident in Abeokuta.

He said that the bus driver was speeding excessively before losing control and ramming into the median. The bus summersaulted and went into flames.

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“A total of 20 persons were involved, four burnt beyond recognition while one female and 15 men were injured.

Umar added that the injured victims were taken to a hospital at Ogere in Ogun.

He advised motorists to always obey traffic rules and regulations to avoid crashes.

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