At least four persons have been killed in an auto crash along the Ibadan-Oyo Expressway.

It was learned that the bus, a Toyota Hummer bus with registration number JJJ 841 XA, on Saturday, somersaulted, leaving four passengers dead while 13 others were injured.

Bayode Olugbesan, Atiba Unit Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC), confirmed the accident to newsmen, saying the accident was caused by overspeeding and overloading.

Olugbesan added that 20 people were involved in the accident, but only four were confirmed dead at the State Hospital, Oyo, and had been taken to a mortuary.

“All the victims are male and their destination is North, the cause of the crash was over speeding and overloading. The bus was supposed to carry 14 passenger but was loaded with 20 passengers,” he said.

FRSC Sector Commander in the state, Mr. Joshua Adekanye, who also confirmed the incident to newsmen
Adekanye, in telephone conversations, urged motorists to avoid over speeding.

He said, “Yes. I am aware of the incident. I want to add that the people should avoid over speeding”.

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