An auto crash has occurred on the Lagos-Ibadan highway on Thursday night. The crash as reported by our correspondent, claimed the lives of 30 passengers and injured 10 others. The accident, which involved two 18-seater Mazda buses painted white with two green stripes on each side are believed to be Oyo State commercial bus.

The crash occurred at Kilometre 95 around Elebolo Quary area on the Ibadan axis of the road around 8:30pm.

One of the buses said to be heading towards Ibadan from Lagos, reportedly overtook a truck and a bus at the same time at Elebolo, which falls under Oluyole Local Government Area of Oyo State, but could not return to its lane before it collided with another bus heading to Lagos.

The injured person, according to the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), were taken to the lbadan Central Hospital, Ososami, Ibadan and the dead have been taken to the morgue of  Adeoyo State Hospital, Ring Road, Ibadan.

National spokesman of FRSC, Mr Bisi Kazeem, confirmed the death of 30 persons and 10 passengers that sustained injuries.

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