JUST IN: 2 Die Along Iseyin-Ogbomoso Road In Oyo

2 Die Along Iseyin-Ogbomoso Road In Oyo

2 Die Along Iseyin-Ogbomoso Road In Oyo

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No fewer than two persons have been reportedly died in an auto crash along Iseyin-Ogbomoso Road, Oyo State.

The crash occured on Tuesday night when an 18-seater passenger carrying people somersaulted along the expressway.

A source said the bus took a disorderly leap off the road after experiencing a sudden tyre burst at full speed.

The bus , Alhaji Lukman Omipoleko Olope, was said to have died on the spot.

“It was this morning I saw him. He asked if I was going to or not. This is so sudden.

“People who saw him before the are in shock and disbelief. May overlook his shortcomings and forgive him,” a grief-stricken ally of the deceased driver, Ashirudeen Ayuba, said.

Meanwhile, the remains of the deceased have been brought back home for according to Islamic rites.

The Oyo State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Adekanye Oluwafemi Joshua, who confirmed the incident said 18 people were involved in the lone accident.

He said the accident which occurred along Iseyin-Ogbomoso road at Ahoro Dada , involved a commercial Toyota Hiace bus with registration number ARP 409 XB

Adekanye identified over-speeding and tyre violation as causes of the auto crash.

He added that rescue operation was carried out by the vigilante and Amotekun corps.

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