three killed and four injured when a container fell on a commercial bus
On Tuesday, a fatal accident occurred in the Seliki area on the Ibadan-Ife highway, Ibadan, which left three people dead and four others seriously injured when a container fell onto an 18-seat bus.
The commander of the Federal Highway Traffic Safety Corps (FRSC) in Oyo State, Ms. Uche Chukwura, confirmed this in an interview with the Nigeria News Agency (NAN) in Ibadan on Tuesday.
Chukvura said seven people were involved in the incident, and those who died – two boys and one woman – were trapped when a container fell and pushed the bus into a ditch.
He explained the accident as a breakdown and loss of control by the driver of the vehicle carrying the container.
The sector commander said the bodies of the dead were handed over to the morgue of the Adeoyo State Hospital, and two of the wounded were taken to a private hospital in Ibadan.
He added that the only woman injured was taken to University College Ibadan Hospital (UCH) for treatment due to her critical condition.