News reaching us says an unconfirmed number of passengers were reportedly burnt to death in a road accident on Thursday night.

It was learned the accident happened around 10:20 pm at the Long Bridge axis of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Obafemi/Owode Local Government area of Ogun state.

The accident involved a silver Toyota RAV 4, with registration number, LND 13 GS, a silver Toyota Camry marked, GGE 369 GJ, and a burnt Mazda bus with an unidentified number plate.

NEWSNAIJA further gathered that the burnt commercial bus was involved in a wrongful overtaking before it hit a stationary faulty vehicle, the Toyota Rav 4, that was parked in the middle of the road.

Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Spokesperson for the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, made this known in a statement early today,  Friday.

Akinbiyi stated that many occupants of the bus were burnt beyond recognition, saying three of them sustained burn injuries.

He said TRACE operatives and other security agencies on the ground rescued two victims to the Lagos State Accident and Emergency Centre and one other to the General Hospital at Gbagada.

He said, “Primary investigation showed that the burnt commercial bus was involved in wrongful overtaking before it hit a broken down stationary vehicle (Toyota Rave 4) in the middle of the road.

“In the process, it lost control and somersaulted several times before it burst into flames.

“As of the time of filing this report, it can’t be ascertained if the Mazda bus was fully loaded, but the carcass of burnt bodies beyond recognition was noticed at the accident scene.

“Two of the three persons who sustained injuries were taken to the Lagos State Accident and Emergency Centre while one was taken to the General Hospital, Gbagada for treatment, by the combined efforts of TRACE, FRSC, and the police.