No fewer than 36 people were on Saturday feared dead as two buses collided and caught fire at a Km 96 on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
According to a witness, the two 18-seater buses had a head-on collision and the buses caught fire immediately.
“All the passengers in the two buses were burnt beyond recognition.
“Only a baby escaped death because the
father of the child threw him out through the window of the bus,’’ the witness said.
Yusuf Salami, the Oyo State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), confirmed the accident on telephone.
Mr. Salami, however, said he had yet to be briefed on the casualty figures, but confirmed that the accident involved two 18-seater buses.
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