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Seven Die, 15 Injured In Oyo Road Accident

Posted by Amarachi on Fri 17th May, 2024 - tori.ng

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.

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Seven persons have died while fifteen others sustained varying injuries in a tragic road accident that occurred on the Ibadan-Iseyin road in Oyo State.

The incident occurred shortly after Ijaye town in the Akinyele Local Government Area of the state on Thursday, May 16, 2024.
 
The Public Relations Officer, FRSC, Oyo Sector Command, Mr Mayowa Odewo, said in a statement on Friday, May 17, that the deceased persons were five male adults, one female adult, and one female child.
 
Odewo said that 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 with registration number: SEY 254 ZY, and a Mazda commercial bus with registration number LGB 343 XA, to speed violations and fatigue.
 
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 added 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.
 
He urged motorists to always obey traffic rules and regulations and adhere to all traffic cautions on the road to prevent avoidable crashes.
 



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