Nine Persons Burnt On Ogbomosho – Oyo Expressway Accident

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By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan

Nine passengers on Saturday, sustained varying degrees of burns in an auto crash that occured  along Ogbomoso-Oyo Expressway

It was gathered that the motor accident involved a trailer and a truck at Sekona area along Ogbomoso – Oyo Expressway leaving  nine of the 13 people involved in the accident  burnt with four others escaped unhurt.

According to the Oyo State Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Joshua Adekanye, the accident involved a trailer and a truck at Sekona area along Ogbomoso – Oyo Expressway.

“The accident happened around 3:30 a.m. on Saturday, and that the truck vehicle caught fire while the trailer collided with it”, he said 

Mr Adekanye added, “The actual cause of the truck which went on fire could not be ascertain because it happened at night,” 

The FRSC Sector Commander said the likely cause of the trailer colliding with the truck might be over speeding and wrongful overtaking.

He said the burnt victims are being referred to the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital for treatment, adding that the RS11.31 Ogbomoso and RS11.312 Oolo Commands conducted rescued operations.

“Other agency that carried out the rescue operation are the Fire Service and Odo-Oba Lolice Division,”

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