Driver, 7 Others Die In Ghastly Accident Along Ife-Ibadan Highway


*FRSC confirms two male, one female

By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan

An early morning motor accident at Celica bus stop area  of Ife -Ibadan expressway in Ibadan on Tuesday claimed the lives of 8 people leaving seven others seriously injured.
New Nigerian learnt that among those that met their untimely death in the accident included the driver of the 16 seaters bus and a female passenger
Sources said the accident which occurred at about 6.30am  involved a trailer said to be coming from Lagos and a 16 seaters Ibadan bond bus.
Eye witness account said trouble started when the  trailer lost control as a result of  a break failure and in an attempt by the driver of the trailer collided with the 16 seater bus 
The 16 seaters bus was said to crushed into a nearby ditch leaving seven of the passengers and the driver dead immediately.
About 7 other passengers in the bus were sad to have sustained various degrees of injuries and were left unattended to for over 30 minutes as the weather was yet be brighter at the spot of the accident  as at the period of the accident .
Speaking with the New Nigerian,  the Federal Road Safety Corps Sector Commander, in Oyo State Mrs Uche Chukwurah confirmed the accident.
The FRSC Sector Commander however  said only three people died in the crash, two males and one female


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