Eight persons were on Saturday burnt to death in a lone crash on the Lagos- Ibadan Expressway.
The crash , which occurred around 8 . 45 pm near the Saapade Bridge , involved a Mazda bus with number plate AAA 249 VX .
The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps , Ogun State , Ahmed Umar, confirmed the accident on Sunday.
Umar stated that 11 people were involved in the crash.
The sector commander said , “ The suspected cause of the lone accident involving the Mazda bus with number plate AAA 249 VX was tyre burst , which led to the loss of control before the crash and fire outbreak immediately .
“ FRSC operatives contacted the Sagamu Fire Service immediately for a joint rescue operation .
“ Three injured victims were taken to the Idera Hospital , Sagamu , for medical attention, while the Health Department of the Remo North Local Government Area was contacted on the burnt victims.”