After two commercial buses collided on Oyo-Ogbomoso Road on Thursday, no fewer than 10 passengers were burnt to death.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said a Mazda and a Toyota Hiace bus were were burnt beyond recognition.
The FRSC Sector Commander in the state, Joshua Adekanye, disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) today, in Ibadan, said the incident occurred at about 5.30 a.m around kilometre 12, Ijawaya, Oyo-Ogbomoso road.
“He said the buses with registration numbers LEM 963 XA and NSR 222 ZS were coming from Lagos and Nasarawa states respectively.
“Adekanye disclosed that the vehicles went on flame immediately resulting in the burning of the occupants.
“He attributed the cause of the accident to speeding and overloading. He also called on motorists to always avoid night travelling, speeding and overloading.
“He adding that the fatality would have reduced if the drivers were not on night journey.”