One dead, 5 injured in Osun road accident

One person was confirmed dead and five others injured in a road accident which occurred on Thursday on Ipetu- Ijesa expressway in the Oriade Local Government Area of Osun State.

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) , Sector Commander in the State, Mrs Kudirat Ibrahim, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Osogbo.

She said that the accident involved a Toyota Sienna with registration number EKY 482GG and a Mercedes truck with registration number BDG 123 XA.

She said the accident was caused by excessive speeding and wrongful overtaking.

The injured were immediately taken to the Wesley Hospital in Osogbo for treatment.

Ibrahim said his personnel had since cleared the accident site to prevent gridlock on the road.

She warned motorists to drive with caution to avert accidents.

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