Five people were burned Thursday night after a car accident in the Owo local government area of Ondo state.
It was deduced that the accident occurred after a frontal collision between an 18-passenger Toyota bus with an MKD 341 XA license plate and a J5 bus with a BDG 330 AP registration number.
Latest Nageria newspaper report that According to eyewitnesses, the accident occurred in the area of the Oyoyo de Ipele camp in the local Owo government with the two vehicles on fire, which was attributed to incorrect overtaking.
Upon confirming the accident, the Chief of Operations, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Sector Ondo, Olusegun Ogungbemide, declared that the “Toyota bus with 18 passengers came from Lagos and headed to Markurdi in Benue state while the J5 bus He came from Benin and headed for Owena in the state of Osun.
“Upon arriving at the mine at the Oyoyo camp, the two vehicles had a frontal crash. As a result, the two cars were burned beyond recognition.
Latest Nageria newspaper report that The names and addresses of the two drivers are still unknown. Fourteen victims have been taken to the Federal Medical Center, Owo for treatment, while about five victims and vehicles burned to ashes have been removed from the road to allow flow traffic free”.