Luxury bus claims the life of three in Ife

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Luxury bus claims the life of three in Ife

Edwin Eriye

Three persons have been crushed to death in the Ife-Ibadan expressway  by a luxury bus en-route Abuja from Akure on Monday.

Mr. Aderibige Odogiyan, the Head of Operation of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) confirmed the accident to NAN.

The three victims, included a father, who accompanied his son to write post-UTME test of  Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and a commercial motorcyclist.

Eye witnesses claimed that the bus, belonging to Ekeson transport company, with registration number: AAA 45 XW, drove against traffic when it rammed into the motorcycle marked: TTD 242 QJ killing all three.

The identities of the father and son were withheld based on the plea of the family; the motorcyclist was however identified, simply as Mr. Sunday.

The corpses of the trio had been deposited at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex (OAUTHC) mortuary in Ile-Ife.

The FRSC Head warned motorists against flouting traffic rules and regulations necessary to minimize road crashes. 


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