6 die in Osun road accident

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The Federal Road Safety Corps ( FRSC ), Osun Command, said six persons lost their lives in an accident that occurred on Imesi- Ile highway.


The Sector Commander, Mr Henry Benamesia, said this in a statement by the command’s spokesperson, Mrs Agnes Ogungbemi, on Sunday in Osogbo.


Benamesia said two vehilces had head on collision on Saturday at about 9: 44 p.m. due to brake failure of one of them, resulting to the death of six persons .


He said that an articulated vehicle ( Red Daf ) without number plate, collided with another blue commercial truck on Imesi -Ile hill with casualties due to speeding .


” We have five dead victims taken to University Teaching Hospital in Osun (UNIOSUN) by the Nigeria Police before the arrival of FRSC team .


” The last dead victim was trapped under the truck and we were able to use extricate machine to remove the trapped body from one of the vehicles, ” Benamesia said.

Lawal AbdulSalam Olawale

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