Three passengers die, 12 injured in Ondo road accident


Three persons were on Sunday killed in a road accident which occured around Shasha Market along the Akure-Owo highway, Ondo State.

A Toyota Sienna bus and a hummer bus were both involved in the collision.

According to eyewitnesses, both automobiles were over speeding and collided head-on.

One of the eyewitnesses disclosed that the driver of the Toyota Sienna and two other passenger died in the accident.

A security agent, who was at the scene of the accident, stated that the accident was caused by the driver of the Toyota Sienna while trying to overtake a truck.

Confirming the accident, the Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, in the state, Ezekiel SonAllah, 12 passengers were injured in the crash.

According to him, the remains of the deceased passengers had been evacuated to the morgue of the General Hospital in Akure.

He added that that the injured passengers have also been receiving treatment in the same hospital.

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