One dead, four injured in Osun road accident

At least, one person reportedly lost his life while four others sustained various degrees of injuries in a ghastly lone motor accident that occurred along Gbongan-Ibadan expressway road in Osun State, on Monday.

The accident involved a navy blue Toyota Sienna car with registration number, WWD 172 AA, whose driver lost control while on top speed and somersaulted several times before landing in a bush on the roadside.

The Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Osun Sector Command, Kudirat Ibrahim, made this known in a statement signed and made available by the Command’s spokesperson, Mrs Agnes Ogungbemi in Osogbo.

According to her, the accident which occurred at about 9:30 am of the day, involved 11 persons, six of whom were males, four females, and one female child, and that the incident was caused by over speeding and non-compliance with road traffic regulations by the road user.

She however hinted that the remains of the deceased had been deposited at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital (OAUTH), Ile-ife while the other injured persons are currently being attended to medically in the same hospital.


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