The Ondo State Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps has said two persons lost their lives while five others were injured in an accident that occurred along the Akure-Ondo Expressway at Olokuta town in Akure South Local Government Area of the state.
Mr. Ezekiel SonAllah, Sector Commander of the FRSC in the state, verified the occurrence in a phone conversation on Saturday, saying the disaster occurred on Friday evening.
According to him, the collision involved six male adults and one female adult, two of whom died and four were injured.
The FRSC official said the crash was caused by speeding on the part of the drivers of the affected vehicles. He stated that one commercial vehicle and a Honda Accord were involved in the crash.
He said, ” On Friday, at about 5:48p.m at the Olokuta Correctional Centre area along Akure-Ondo road, a Nissan Primera commercial vehicle marked FGB-96XA and a Honda Accord car marked MUS-834 AL were involved in an accident.
“Two male adults died on the spot, while four male adults and one female adult were injured.
“The deceased have been deposited at the Ondo State Specialist Hospital morgue in Akure, while the vehicles have been handed over to the police.”
SonAllah advised the motorists to always abide by the traffic rules and regulations to avoid carnage on the roads.