Hours after a petrol tanker exploded and killed five persons at the Ogere axis of the Lagos-Ibadan highway on Wednesday, another commercial bus has been razed.
Three persons were said to have died in the second accident, which occurred around Sand Crete in Ogunmakin axis of the highway in Ogun State.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) confirmed that “the commercial bus coming from Ibadan went up in flames when it swayed off to the other lane and collided with a Jeep coming from Lagos.”
Ogun FRSC spokesperson, Florence Okpe, told newsmen that, “A total of 17 persons were involved, comprising males and females. 14 persons were injured, including 7 male adults and 7 female adults.
“3 deaths were recorded from the crash. 01 of them was burnt beyond recognition.”
With the second road crash, eight persons have been burnt to death on Wednesday only.