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2 Persons On Their Way To Celebrate Sallah Die In Ghastly Accident As Tyre Burst

The Federal Road Safety Commission in Ogun State has confirmed that two persons died on Tuesday on their way to celebrate Sallah when a commercial bus somersaulted on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

A Volkswagen commercial bus marked LSR 971 XG had 28 passengers, including 16 females and 12 males as well as three children, on board.

He said the accident was caused by a tyre burst which resulted in the vehicle somersaulting.

“Two people died in the accident and their corpses have been deposited at Isara mortuary while the injured were taken to Isara Hospital, Ogere,’’ he said.

He advised motorists to obey traffic regulations and follow instructions from the FRSC patrol teams and other sister traffic agencies.