6 die, several injured as a passenger bus hits trailer in Ogbomosho
Six people were confirmed dead, while 15 others sustained varying degrees of injuries at Sekona on the Ogbomoso-Odo-Oba road in the Ogo Oluwa Local Government Area of Oyo State.
The crash, involving a commercial bus and a trailer, occurred on Sunday evening.
Also, an Okada rider lost his life, on Monday morning, after he ran into a stationary vehicle at Gbede, very close to Ote, on the Ogbomoso-Ilorin road in Surulere Local Government Area of the state.
Witnesses told the newsmen that the victims were all male adults, and their corpses had been deposited at the Ladoke Akintola Teaching Hospital mortuary while the injured ones were taken to Bowen University Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso, for medical attention.
Gas Explosion Hits Ajao Estate In Lagos Yesterday; Many Injured
It was a black Tuesday in Ajao estate yesterday night in Lagos state has many people were feared dead after a gas explosion hit the Estate. The estate which is less than five kilometres to Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos.An eyewitness says the explosion was caused by cooking gas.Mangled and dismembered bodies of those that died could be seen in the rubbles left behind by the explosion.Although the number of those that died could not be ascertained...
3 die as Sienna bus plunged into Omo River
It was a sad end for three travellers yesterday when a Toyota Sienna car plunged into the Omo River around Area J4 on the Sagamu-Benin expressway.The incident was confirmed to newsmen by Mrs Florence Okpe, the Public Education Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun.She said, “The accident occurred around 11:55 am and the suspected cause of the crash was excessive speed and loss of control which made the vehicle plunge into the river.“The vehicle mar...
7 Die as Commercial Bus Caught fire in Lagos
It was a saddened Sunday yesterday as a commercial bus suddenly burst into the fire at Iyana-Oworo, Gbagada area of Lagos and led to the death of seven persons.The accident happened around 5pm along the ever busy axis.Meanwhile, the permanent Secretary of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA,Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyitolu, confirmed theincident and casualties.Oke-Osanyitolu said: “Upon arrival at the scene, a commercial bus of 14 passengers, Mazda, with number...
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