Several injured in multiple road crashes in Osun


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On Tuesday morning, multiple road accidents happened in the Egbejoda area, along the Ondo-Ife route, injuring at least twelve people.

The collision between a white Toyota HIACE bus with the registration number BNJ375XA and a free Bedford lorry was caused by hazardous driving and overloading on the part of both drivers.

Agnes Ogungbemi, the spokesperson for the Federal Road Safety Commission’s (FRSC) Osun Sector Command, confirmed the accident and disclosed that 24 people were involved in the collision, with 12 of them suffering various degrees of injury.

She said that the injured persons have been taken to a private hospital in the area for close medical attention.

The Osun FRSC Sector Command spokesperson also revealed to newsmen that a motorcyclist was seriously injured in an accident which occurred along the Ikirun-Osogbo highway on Tuesday evening.

Ogungbemi disclosed that the lone accident occurred when the red-coloured Boxer Bajaj, with registration number JJJ472QG, had a burst tyre while on motion.

The accident, according to Ogungbemi, occurred at Eko-Ende junction, along the Ikirun-Osogbo highway.

She explained that the lone rider who sustained serious injuries as a result of the accident had been taken to a private hospital in Ikirun town by the FRSC rescue team, while his motorcycle was taken to the FRSC base.

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