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In Osun School pupils escape death in freak accident

The accident happened as a result of the bus driver's lack of concentration, an eyewitness commented.

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The bus reportedly somersaulted and turned on its head. play

The bus reportedly somersaulted and turned on its head.

(Punch News)

An undisclosed amount of pupils in Osun state narrowly escaped death following an accident that occurred in front of the state government house.

The driver of a bus conveying the school children reportedly lost control of the vehicle having just navigated a bend while on a telephone call.

Punch News reported that the accident happened around 5 PM on Monday, February 6, 2017 at about two minutes after the bus departed the Oke Fia Motor Park for Okinnin.

Help came from policemen stationed at the government house who rushed in to lift the vehicle after it has turned on its face.

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An eyewitness, Oloruntoba Adedeji blamed the accident on the carelessness of the driver who was navigating  the bus in high speed.

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