Mother And Child Burnt To Death At Lagos Ibadan Accident

An accident involving a white Mazda bus yesterday killed a mother and her child at Onigari axis of the Lagos/Ibadan Expressway.
it was learnt that the bus marked EKY 616 XW, conveying 15 passengers from Iwo Road in Ibadan, Oyo State, was heading to Lagos when its rear tyre burst.

It was further gathered that the bus tumbled and caught fire, leaving the mother and her child burnt to death, with nine others injured.

The Public Relations Officer, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the accident in a terse statement.

Akinbiyi said: “The lone accident occurred around 2:50pm and it involved a white Mazda bus with registration number EKY 616 XW.

“The bus was coming from Iwo road Ibadan, heading towards Lagos when the accident occurred inbound Lagos at Onigari axis of the Expressway.

“15 people were involved in the accident, nine were injured while a woman and her child were burnt to death in the accident.”

He said the remains of the dead had been taken to Ade-Oyo Hospital Morgue , Ibadan; and the injured taken to Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), Sagamu.


Chris Kehinde Nwandu is the Editor In Chief of CKNNEWS || He is a Law graduate and an Alumnus of Lagos State University, Lead City University Ibadan and Nigerian Institute Of Journalism || With over 2 decades practice in Journalism, PR and Advertising, he is a member of several Professional bodies within and outside Nigeria || Member: Institute Of Chartered Arbitrators ( UK ) || Member : Institute of Chartered Mediators And Conciliation || Member : Nigerian Institute Of Public Relations || Member : Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria || Fellow : Institute of Personality Development And Customer Relationship Management || Member and Chairman Board Of Trustees: Guild Of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria

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