Road crash: 1 dead, 5 injured in Osun

By Wisdom Abiodun

At least, one person has reportedly died and five others injured in a fatal road accident around Ipetu-Ijesa expressway in Oriade Local Government Area of Osun State.

Speaking to journalists in Osogbo, Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, in the state, Mrs. Kudirat Ibrahim, disclosed that the incident took place on Thursday.

She said that the accident involved a Toyota Sienna with registration number EKY 482GG and a Mercedes truck with registration number BDG 123 XA.

Mrs. Ibrahim said the accident was caused by excessive speeding and wrongful overtaking.

The injured were immediately taken to the Wesley Hospital in Osogbo for treatment.

Ibrahim said his personnel had since cleared the accident site to prevent gridlock on the road.

She warned motorists to drive with caution to avert accidents.

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