12 Travellers Dead, 21 Injured In Gbongan Osun .



No fewer than 12 people have been confirmed dead while 21 others injured Friday night after two vehicles collided along Gbongan/Ibadan road in Osun State.

The accident, which occurred around 9.05pm took place opposite Ayedaade Local Government Secretariat, Gbongan.

The Public Relations Officer, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Osun State chapter, Agnes Ogungbemi said the accident involved two commercial vehicles, a white Mazda E2000 bus and a black Toyota Hiace bus with registration numbers KJA392YA and GWL427YM respectively.

Ogungbemi revealed that the vehicles had a head-on collision probably caused by route and speed limit violation.
Crashed vehicles

She further said 16 of the injured victims were taken to Ariremako hospital in Gbongan while the remaining 6 were taken to Osogbo Central Hospital.

“10 corpses were deposited at the morgue of the Obafemi Awolowo Teaching Hospital, Ile-Ife.
“The remaining corpse was taken by the insisting relatives who are from the Hausa community in Lagos,” she added.

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