18 people have been burnt to death in a road accident that occurred at Igushin Town on Ondo/Ore Road in Ondo State, late Tuesday.
According to an eye witness, the vehicle involved was an 18-passengers bus and a truck which reportedly had a head on collision causing the bus to somersault several times before catching fire, burning all the occupants.
It was gathered that the accident was caused as a result of overspending on the part of the drivers of the vehicles involved.
The vehicles involved were a white Mazda 18-passengers bus with registration number BWR 116 XC and a white Daf Truck with registration number : AAA757XN.
The Head of Operations of the State Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Akin Adedipe said the deceased were 11 males, six females and one male child.
Culled From Ladun Liadi