One dead, six injured in Ondo auto crash


A yet- to – be-identified man was killed in a road accident that occurred on the Benin- Ore Expressway in the Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State on Friday.

The accident was said to have involved a Nissan Vanette Bus with registration number REL882XA and a DAF Truck with number LAR 261XV .

It was gathered that the accident happened when it was drizzling and the road was wet .

One of the vehicles involved was said to have driven against the traffic on the expressway , thereby causing the crash .

The Ondo State Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps confirmed the incident.

The Public Relations Officer of the command , Tola Ogunbanwo, said six persons were injured in the fatal accident.

Ogunbanwo said , “ The victims were taken to the state General Hospital by the police working very close to the scene while corpse was deposited at a morgue in Opeyemi Hospital Hospital Ore. ”


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