No fewer than ten passengers were on Thursday burnt to death on Oyo–Ogbomoso road in an auto crash.
The passengers, involved in a head-on collision involving a Mazda and a Toyota Hiace passenger buses, were burnt beyond recognition.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) confirmed the incident in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Thursday, in Ibadan.
The FRSC Sector Commander in the state, Joshua Adekanye, said the incident occurred at about 5.30 a.m. around kilometres 12 Ijawaya on Oyo–Ogbomoso road.
He said that the buses with registration numbers LEM 963 XA and NSR 222 ZS were coming from Lagos and Nasarrawa states respectively.
In the meantime, Adekanye has said that the vehicles went on flame immediately, adding that this resulted into the burning of the occupants.