Crime and Metro

11 Killed, 22 Hospitalised In Osun Road Accident

On Friday night, 11 people were killed and 22 others were injured when two vehicles collided on the Gbongan-Ibadan road in Osun State.

The accident happened around 9.05 p.m. in front of the state’s Ayedaade local government secretariat.

According to Agnes Ogungbemi, spokesperson for the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Osun State chapter, the collision involved two commercial vehicles, a white Mazda E2000 Bus and a black Toyota Hiace Bus with registration numbers KJA392YA and GWL427YM, respectively.

According to the FRSC spokeswoman, the vehicles collided head-on due to a route and speed limit violation.

She further said 16 of the injured victims were taken to Ariremako Hospital in Gbongan while the remaining 6 were taken to Osogbo Central Hospital.

“10 corpses were deposited at OAUTH Ile Ife morgue.

“The remaining corpse was taken by the insisting relatives who are from the Hausa community in Lagos,” she added.

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