Six dead, seven injured in Ondo accident

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ondo State Command, has said that no fewer than six people died and seven were injured in a road accident on the Akure-Ilesha expressway at Ilara-Mokin, on Wednesday.

This was announced in a statement made available to the reporters by the Command’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), Omotola Ogunbawo, in Akure.

Ogunbawo, who explained that the accident occurred on Wednesday evening, said it involved three vehicles at Ilara-Mokin in Ifedore Local Government Area of the state.

She attributed the causes of the accident to loss of control and wrongful overtaking on the part of the drivers.

She further disclosed that the victims have been taken to the general hospital, Igbara-Oke in Ifedore Local Government area, while the corpses of the deceased were deposited at the hospital’s morgue and the vehicles handed over to Igbara-Oke police station.

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