By Kayode Afolabi, Ore
No fewer than eleven persons whose identities are yet to be ascertained were burnt to death in a fatal motor accident that occurred today at Soka Bridge in Ore, the headquarters of Odigbo Local Government Area.
The accident involved a trailer and a Marcopollo bus.
Eyewitnesses told Hope Metro that the accident was caused by one way driving by the trailer.
“The trailer passed through one way and in the process collided with the Marcopollo bus which is coming Benin road.
The bus caught fire in the process.
The Federal Road Safety Corps, Unit Commander in Ore, Mr Sikiru Alonge confirmed the news to our correspondent via phone call.
He said the incident caused traffic congestion along the route and all the eleven persons were burnt beyond recognition.
“The Fire has been extinguished, while the traffic is being controlled on the Benin/Lagos Lane.
“Efforts are on top gear with other security agencies to remove crashed vehicles from the road”, Alonge said.
He, however, urged motorists to always obey all traffic rules to avert further tragedy.
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