The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Osun State has disclosed that seven persons died in a road accident on Osogbo-Ikirun Road on Saturday, with only one survivor.
Speaking in an interview, Peter Oke, the FRSC Osun State Sector Commander, said mini-bus and a truck were involved in the accident.
“The accident involved a vehicle and a mini-bus with eight passengers which occurred on Osogbo-Ikirun Road in which only one person survived,” Oke told the News Agency of Nigeria.
“A truck (Mark) with Registration No. FST597XY and a Mistubishi Space Wagon with Registration No. JJJ59CJ collided in the accident.
“All the corpses and the only survivor have been taken to Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital in Osogbo.”
The sector commander noted that the accident was as a result of speeding without road consciousness.
Oke, however, enjoined motorists to steer clear of anything capable of causing road accidents adding that the command would not spare anyone who went against road traffic regulations.