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17 Die As Bus Collides With Tanker On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

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Seventeen persons lost their lives in a head-on collision involving a Mazda bus and a petroleum tanker at about 5.00am on Friday.

The Collision occurred before Isara bridge, on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

A statement by the Public Education Sector Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Commander Florence Okpe said route violation was the suspected cause of the accident.

She noted that the head-on collision resulted in a fire outbreak, adding that three bodies have been identified while others were burnt beyond recognition.

The FRSC officer said the vehicles were partially obstructing the service lane, while adding that the command could not really ascertained which of the vehicles was at fault, saying that the bus was coming from Lagos while the tanker was coming from Ibadan.

Okpe added that only one male, one female and one female child only be identified out of the deceased.

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