From Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure
No fewer that 11 passengers were on Sunday burnt to death in a motor accident that occurred in Ore, headquarters of Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State.
The accident which involved a bus and a truck happened along Benin-Shagamu express road in Ore .
The State sector commander of the Federal Roads Safety Corps FRSC), Mr Ezekiel Son’Allah confirmed the accident, saying that the victims have been rushed to a government hospital.
He identified high speed and unguided overtaking as the major causes of the accident.
The FRSC boss explained that the two vehicles were on high speed and one tried to overtook the other one when the accident happened.
The accident, it was gathered caused serious traffic congestion on the high way.
It was also gathered that the victims of the accident were burnt beyond recognition.