[PHOTOS] Father Throws Baby Out Of Window As 36 People Die In Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Accident


More than 36 people were on Saturday feared dead as two passenger buses collided and caught fire at a Quarry site at Km 96, on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

According to an eyewitness, the two 18-seater buses had a head-on collision and the buses caught fire immediately.

“All the passengers in the two buses were burnt beyond recognition.

“Only a baby escaped death because the father of the child threw him out through the window of the bus,’’ the witness told the News Agency of Nigeria.

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Mr Yusuf Salami, the Oyo State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, confirmed the accident on the telephone.

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Salami, however, said he had yet to be briefed on the casualty figures, but confirmed that the accident involved two 18-seater buses.

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