One dead, eight injured in Osun lone accident

A yet-to-be-identified man reportedly died on Thursday afternoon in a lone road accident that occurred along Gbongan-Ibadan highway, Osun State.

The fatal accident occurred around 12:45 pm on Thursday before Forte Oil filling Station, 2 kilometres from Sasa bridge.

The Sector Public Education Officer for Osun Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Agnes Ogungbemi, said the accident, which involved a Ash Toyota Previa, with registration number APM 222 AA was probably caused by speed limit violation adding that eight others who sustained injuries have been taken to hospitals in Ile-Ife.

“Four of the victims were taken to OAU Teaching Hospital, Ile-Ife while five victims were taken to Seven days Adventist, hospital Ile-Ife after they were rejected at OAUTH because of lack of bed space. The corpse was deposited at OAUTH morgue,” she said.

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