Breaking: Black Sunday as 11 passengers perish in Ondo road accident

The Federal Road Safety Corps, Unit Commander in Ore, Mr Sikiru Alonge said that  no fewer than eleven persons  were burnt to death in a fatal motor accident .

The victims whose identities cannot be ascertained as at the time of the Press died in crash involved a trailer and a Marcopollo bus today at Soka Bridge in Ore, the headquarters of Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State

Locals said  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.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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