• News - South West - Ondo
  • Updated: January 29, 2023

Ondo Road Crash Claims 11 Passengers

A motor vehicle accident in Ondo State has left eleven persons reportedly dead on Sunday.

Information has it that the victims were burnt beyond recognition in the crash that occurred at Soka Bridge in Ore, Odigbo council area of Ondo state on Sunday.

Eyewitnesses revealed that the accident involved a trailer and a Marcopollo bus.

“The trailer passed through one way and in the process collided with the Marcopollo bus which was coming from the Benin highway", a report disclosed.

Confirming the accident, the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) Unit Commander for Ore, Sikiru Alonge said the incident had caused traffic gridlock along the route.

Alonge also said that all eleven persons were burnt beyond recognition.

“The Fire has been extinguished, while the traffic is being controlled on the Benin/Lagos Lane.

"Efforts are in top gear with other security agencies to remove crashed vehicles from the road."

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