Six people have been reported dead by the Federal Road Safety Corps, State of Osun Command, in a crash that occurred along the Ipetu – Ilesa road on Tuesday.
The accident involved a Commercial Red Toyota Sienna car with registration No:KTU896HX and another commercial OPEL ZAFIRA with registration NO: GBA440XA.
The multiple crashes according to a statement by the state Sector Public Education Officer of the corps, Agnes Ogungbemi involved 14 people with the accident probably caused by dangerous driving and excessive speeding.
The statement stated that seven people were injured while one person sustain no injury.
The statement further stated that the injured victims were taken to Wesley hospital, Ilesa while the deceased were deposited at the same hospital morgue.
A sum of N21,900 belonging to the driver who drove GBA440XA OPEL ZAFIRA was handed over to NPF Ijebu Ijesa while the sum of Twenty Seven Million, One Hundred and Seventy One Thousand Four Hundred Naira (#27,171,400) only was recovered and handed over to the victims’ family.