2 killed, 5 injured in Ondo road accident


File Photo: Accident scene

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ondo State Command, confirmed that two people died, while five others were injured in an accident on Friday night at Olokuta area on the Akure-Ondo road.

Mr Ezekiel SonAllah, the Sector Commander of FRSC in the state, confirmed the incident in a telephone interview on Saturday.

SonAllah, who explained that the accident occurred at about 5:48p.m, said it involved six male adults and one female adult.

The sector commander attributed the cause of the crash, which involved one commercial vehicle and a Honda Accord car, to speeding.

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“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,” he said.

SonAllah admonished motorists to always abide by the traffic rules and regulations, saying any violation would be arrested and prosecuted.

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