11 Burnt To Death in Ondo Road Accident

At least eleven persons have been burnt beyond recognition in a Sunday morning accident along Benin-Ore express road in Ondo state.

the fatal motor accident occurred at Soka Bridge in Ore, the headquarters of Odigbo Local Government Area leaving eleven persons dead.

The identities of the victims are yet to be ascertained at press time.

It was gathered that the accident involved a trailer and a Marcopollo bus.

Eyewitnesses said that the accident was caused by one way driving by the trailer.

“The trailer passed through one way and in the process collided with the Marcopollo bus which is coming Benin road.

The bus caught fire in the process.

The Federal Road Safety Corps, Unit Commander in Ore, Mr Sikiru Alonge confirmed the news to our correspondent via phone call.

He said the incident caused traffic congestion along the route and all the eleven persons were burnt beyond recognition.

“The Fire has been extinguished, while the traffic is being controlled on the Benin/Lagos Lane.
“Efforts are on top gear with other security agencies to remove crashed vehicles from the road”, Alonge said.

He, however, urged motorists to always obey all traffic rules to avert further tragedy.

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  • January 29, 2023 at 2:07 pm

    Looks like that Marco Polo bus carried in it kegs of fuel.

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