Four die as bus somersaults on Lagos-Ibadan highway


Four persons died on Sunday as a bus somersaulted along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

The accident, DAILY POST learnt, occurred around 10am at the Ayetoro portion of the expressway, inbound Lagos.

Spokesman of the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed that the crash involved the Foton bus with registration number, AGL 989 YA

Quoting eyewitnesses, Akinbiyi explained that, “The Foton bus containing 15 passengers had a rear tyre burst while on motion. In the process, the vehicle somersaulted into a ditch.

“All the three men in the vehicle died, including a woman, while the remaining 11 women sustained injuries,” Akinbiyi narrated.

He added that the injured victims were taken to FAMOBIS Hospital, while the dead bodies were taken to the Idera morgue.

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