Saturday, 24 November 2012

A bloody Friday

No fewer than four persons were feared dead yesterday and 10 others seriously injured in a road mishap that occurred on Abeokuta-Lagos road in Onihale village in Ifo local government area of Ogun State.
The tragic incident according to eyewitness, involved a Lagos-bound bus with registration number LA XY178 LSR which lost control and somersaulted while coming from Abeokuta.
The source disclosed that, the driver and the conductor of bus and two others died on the spot, while others were inflicted with various degrees of injuries.
He added that the survivors have been taken to an undisclosed hospital in the area.
The Itori Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Mr. Fatai Bakare who confirmed the bloody incident said the bus was conveying 14 passengers before the accident occurred.
Bakare said the bus was coming from Abeokuta but later skidded off the road and then somersaulted severally.
He said that out of the 14 passengers, four male have been confirmed dead, while the remaining 10 sustained varied injuries and were rushed to the Ota general hospital immediately.

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