How 12 Folks Received Burnt To Demise In Accident On Ilorin-Ogbomoso Street
In what’s going to come throughout as a very stunning growth, as many as 12 folks had been burnt to dying in a deadly accident that occurred on Saturday at Otte on the Ilorin-Ogbomoso specific street.
The accident, which was because of a head-on collision between a business Toyota ‘Hummer’ bus and a Volvo trailer loaded with cement based on the Federal Street Security Corps and the Kwara State Hearth Service, occurred at about 7am at Otte within the Asa Native Authorities Space of the state.
Six of the passengers had been nevertheless rescued alive however with burn accidents, whereas the remaining 12 had been burnt past recognition.
Sources mentioned whereas the cement laden trailer was coming from a depot in one of many North Central states and going to the South, the passenger bus was coming from Lagos and heading to Sokoto State.
Info obtained from the FRSC mentioned that the accident concerned a white business ‘Hummer’ bus and a white Volvo bus loaded with Cement.
It mentioned that the accident was a results of velocity restrict violation and route violation and lack of management.
The FRSC Sector Commander, Commander Jonathan Owoade, who confirmed the incident, mentioned that 18 passengers had been on board within the automobile including that whereas 6 had been rescued from the scene of the accident and sustained burn accidents, 12 had been burnt past recognition.
Owoade mentioned that the injured had been taken to the College of Ilorin Educating Hospital for therapy whereas the lifeless our bodies had been deposited within the morgue of the identical Hospital.
The Kwara State Hearth Service, whose males additionally participated within the rescue operation, mentioned that “the collision claimed 12 lives on the spot, and different remaining victims had been rescued out alive from the accident.”
Based on a press release by the top of Media and Publicity of the Hearth Service, Hassan Adekunle, “One of many survived victims informed firemen that the Toyota bus took off from Lagos and so they had been heading to Sokoto State.”
Adekunle mentioned that the Director, Kwara State Hearth Service, Prince Falade Olumuyiwa, urged drivers to be extra cautious with their driving types, particularly when carrying passengers and driving on the expressway.