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Seven burnt to death in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway crash

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No fewer than seven people were burnt to death while three others sustained varying degrees of injury in an accident on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

Punch Metro learnt that the accident occurred on SLagos-Ibadan Expressway crashunday night around Ogunmakin in the Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State.

The Public Education Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Ogun State, Florence Okpe, confirmed the accident to journalists in Abeokuta on Monday.

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Okpe explained that the crash involved two vehicles with no number plates on them.

She said the vehicles had a head-on collision, resulting in the vehicles bursting into flames.

According to her, 10 persons were involved in the accident; three were injured, while the seven were burnt beyond recognition.

She said, “The suspected cause of the crash was route violation (one way). The two vehicles had a head-on collision due to one-way driving, which resulted in a fire incident.

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“The injured victims were taken to the Victory Hospital, Ogere, for medical attention.”

 

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