Three die, six injured as bus somersaults in Ogun

A six-year-old lady and a girl have been stated to have died in a deadly street accident alongside Lagos-Sagamu freeway.

Six different passengers reportedly sustained numerous levels of accidents.

The Ogun State Site visitors Compliance and Enforcement (TRACE) Corps Spokesman, Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the incident to DAILY POST.

In line with Akinbiyi, the street crash occurred round 2:05 pm on Tuesday at Youth camp, inbound Lagos.

It concerned a Mazda bus with registration quantity, FUF 109 ZD.

It was gathered that the bus had a burst tyre whereas on movement and obtained somersaulted.

“In line with eyewitness account, it was learnt the industrial bus was coming from Kwara State inbound Lagos, when it had a burst tyre on account of ‘over-speeding’ with a feminine toddler shedding her life instantly whereas a 6-year-old lady and a girl died later at Idera Hospital, Sagamu,” Akinbiyi stated.

DAILY POST learnt that the six injured victims – two males and 4 ladies, are additionally at Idera Hospital, Sagamu, receiving therapy.

Whereas TRACE Corps commiserates with the household of the deceased, the visitors company appealed to motorists to desist from over-inflating and under-inflating their tyres.

He warned in opposition to extreme pace, particularly at diversion and building zones due to its attendant penalties.

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