«§» 24 November 2012Four people yesterday were reportedly killed while 10 sustained various degrees of injury in an auto crash that occured on Abeokuta-Lagos road in Onihale village in Ifo local government area of Ogun State.
According to an eye-witness, the accident involved a Lagos-bound bus with registration number Lagos XY178 LSR which skided off the road and summersaulted while coming from Abeokuta.
The source however said that,the driver and the conductor of the ill-fated bus and two others died on the spot,while others sustained variuos degrees of injury and have been taken to a nearby hospital.
Confirming the incident,the Itori Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Mr. Fatai Bakare said the bus carried 14 passengers before the accident.
He said that out of the 14 passengers,four have been confirmed dead while the remaining 10 sustained injury.
According to Bakare, the bus was coming from Abeokuta but later veered off the road and then summersaulted.
Four passengers who were all male died in the accident and the others have been taken to Ota general hospital.