More than 36 people were on Saturday feared dead as two passenger buses collided and caught fire at a Quarry site at Km 96 , on the Lagos – Ibadan Expressway .
According to an eyewitness , the two 18 – seater buses had a head – on collision and the buses caught fire immediately.
“ All the passengers in the two buses were burnt beyond recognition.
“ Only a baby escaped death because the father of the child threw him out through the window of the bus , ’’ the witness told the News Agency of Nigeria .
Mr Yusuf Salami , the Oyo State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, confirmed the accident on the telephone .
Salami, however , said he had yet to be briefed on the casualty figures , but confirmed that the accident involved two 18 – seater buses.
( NAN)

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