At least six persons, including two students of the Bells Secondary School, Ota, Ogun state on Saturday evening lost their lives in a fatal motor accident along Ife/Ibadan road.
According to an eyewitness, the accident, which involved a Toyota Hiace bus with registration number Ogun AP555TP occurred at about 6.30pm at Ikire, headquaters of Irewole Local Government Area of Osun state.
The bus, which conveyed some students of the Bells Secondary School, Ota who were returning from an excursion to Abuja, according to an eyewitness had one of its rear tyres burst while on motion.
An officer of the Federal Roads Safety Corps (FRSC) at the scene of the accident informed Thisday that the accident was as a result of high speed of the driver of the bus. [Thisday]