Three die in Osun auto crash

Tragedy struck at Moro junction of Ife North local government of Osun State along Ife/Ibadan expressway on Monday when three persons lost their lives in an auto crash.

Tribune Online reliably gathered that the accident, which involved a luxury passenger bus and a commercial motorcycle occurred around 12.30 pm.

An eyewitness informed our correspondent that the driver of the luxury bus allegedly drove against the traffic and crushed the oncoming motorcycle carrying two passengers.

One of the two victims and the motorcycle rider were said to have died immediately while the other victim who was rushed to the hospital later gave up the ghost.

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Findings indicated that the two passengers on the ill-fated motorcycle were on their way back to Ife town after writing post UTME examinations at the Moro campus of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU).

When contacted, the sector commander of the Federal Roads Safety Corps (FRSC) in Osun State, Mr Peter Oke confirmed the incident, saying he had deployed his men to the scene of the accident.

Similarly, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of OAU, Mr Abiodun Olarewaju lamented the accident, just as he appealed to motorists to comply with traffic regulations and also commiserated with the families of the deceased.

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