Ogun: Bus somersaults, catches fire in traffic


A commercial bus popularly known as danfo on Tuesday night tumbled thrice before going up in flames after it was hit by a trailer at Kara-Berger construction zone outward Lagos.Metrostarng correspondent who witnessed the crash reports that the bus, loaded with passengers, was trying to manouevre from one lane to another when a trailer hit it from the left rear side, causing it to somersault before catching fire.
The number of casualties could not be ascertained.
Sectir Commander, Federal Road Safety Ciro’s, Ogun State, Clement Oladele, confirmed the incident to our correspondent on the telephone.
Though he did not have any figure of dead or injured persons, he said FRSC marshals swiftly responded to a distress call from Metrostarng and were able to rescue the victims.
More details later.