Friday 17 May 2024

SAD: Seven Die in Ibadan-Iseyin Accident

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed the death of seven persons in a road accident that occurred on the Ibadan-Iseyin road on Thursday.

FRSC’s Oyo sector command spokesman, Mayowa Odewo, said in a statement that the deceased were five male adults, one female adult and one female child.

Mr Odewo said 15 people also sustained varying degrees of injuries out of the 22 people involved in the crash.

He attributed the accident involving a Nissan Urvan commercial bus, registration number SEY 254 ZY, and a Mazda commercial bus, registration number LGB 343 XA, to speed violations and fatigue.

Mr Odewo stated that the 13 injured victims, including three male adults, nine female adults and one female child, had been taken to a nearby hospital for medical attention.

He said that four of the seven corpses of the victims had been claimed by their families, while the remaining three had been deposited at a morgue.

“The police from Motor Traffic Division (MTD) Police Division, Moniya, Ibadan, have taken possession of the two crashed vehicles, including bags and other valuables recovered from the scene,” he said.


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