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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Six die in Ondo/Ore road accident

By Kayode Afolabi, Ore

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Six persons whose identities are yet to be ascertained yesterday lost their lives in a road accident that occurred at Dagio village, Ajue town in Odigbo Local Government area of Ondo State.

The accident occurred when a driver of a trailer coming from Ondo town lost control of the wheels, veered off the road and rammed into a Nissan bus  with 10 passengers.

The accident involved two vehicles ; a Howo Sino truck with Reg No Mus 321 YF and Nissan Vanette bus with Reg No: Rgb 487 XA.

Eyewitness told Hope Metro that, the Howo Sino truck coming from Ore collided with the Nissan Vanette bus while trying to dodge a pot hole

Confirming the incident, the Unit Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Ore Unit Command, Mr Sikiru Alonge, said ten persons were involved in the accident, saying that three were injured while six persons died on the spot.

“The ten persons comprise three male adult, six female adult, one female child while the injured victims comprise of one male adult and two female adult.

He said the corpse of the victims have been deposited at the morgue in the town.

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