Two person died and two others sustained different degrees of injuries on Tuesday following an accident involving two vehicles that occurred on Ile Ife – Gbongan highway in Osun.
The Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Osun, Mrs Kudirat Ibrahim disclosed this on Tuesday in Osogbo in a statement by the Public Enlightenment Officer, Mrs Agnes Ogungbemi.
Ibrahim revealed that the accident occurred due to a collision between two vehicles, which involved 23 people at about 3:00 a.m, with only two people injured while two others lost their lives.
According to the FRSC boss, “A Toyota Camry, with registration number FKJ746DU, collided with a white Hiace bus with registration number FKJ634XW on Ife -Gbogan highway today at about about 3:00 a.m.
“Two persons lost their lives in the process while some injured persons were taken to the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital in Ile-Ife.
“The items recovered have been taken to Ipetu Police Station by officers of the Nigerian Army who also arrived at the scene.”
She revealed that the accident occurred due violation of road traffic rules by the motorists.
The sector commander called on road users to be safety conscious and to obey traffic regulations to avoid any unwanted situations on the highway.
Ibrahim advised motorists to comply with the road safety act in order to avoid being made to face the wrath of the law.