Auto crash: Road accident claims 7 lives in Osun

Auto crash: Road accident claims 7 lives in Osun




The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Osun on Saturday confirmed the death of seven persons died in a road accident on Osogbo-Ikirun Road, with only one survivor.



The Sector Commander, Mr Peter Oke, disclosed this to newsmen in Osogbo, the state capital.



“The accident involved an articulated Vehicle and a mini-bus with eight passengers; which occurred on Osogbo-Ikirun Road in which only one person survived.



“Five males and two females, who are traveling in a Mistubishi (Space Wagon) lost their lives; while a female survived with injuries.



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“A truck (Mark) with Registration No. FST597XY; and a Mistubishi Space Wagon with Registration No. JJJ59CJ collided in the accident.



“All the corpses and the only survivor have been taken to Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Teaching Hospital in Osogbo,” he said.



The sector commander noted that the accident was as a result of speeding without road consciousness.



Oke, however, warned motorists to steer clear of anything capable of causing road accidents; adding that the command would not spare road traffic regulations offender.

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