In a collision on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, no fewer than 11 people were burned beyond recognition.
The event was reported on Sunday by the Ogun State Sector of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).
According to Florence Okpe, a spokesperson for the Command, three vehicles were involved in the various crashes that happened late last night.
According to Okpe, a collision and fire involving two Mazda buses and an unidentified car happened close to the Isara bridge in the Ogere district of Ogun State.
“A total of 18 people were involved, but only seven were saved, and the remaining 11 unnamed victims were burned past recognition.
“A total of seven persons were rescued with injuries, comprising five male adults, one female adult and one male child.”
“The injured victims were taken to Victory Hospital, Ogere for medical attention. One of the victims was rejected but finally taken to Babcock University Teaching Hospital, Ilisan.
“The fire service in Sagamu was contacted and the impact of the crash is obstructing the Ibadan-Lagos bound of the expressway.
“Traffic has been diverted to the Lagos-Ibadan route and the crashed vehicles are still burning.
“Motorists are advised to drive cautiously obey traffic rules and regulations and also cooperate with traffic managers managing the situation,” she added.