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  • Updated: January 31, 2022

Two Injured As Vehicle Somersaults In Osun

Two persons have sustained various degrees of injuries in a lone road traffic accident which occured at Owode-Ede town on Sunday.

The accident involved a dark coloured Toyota Corolla with registration number RSH976BL.

The serious accident eyewitnesses revealed occured when the vehicle which was travelling with four occupants, two males and two female adults from Ede skidded off the road, hit a cement block sign post along the road and somersaulted several times.

The eyewitnesses also revealed that of the four occupants of the vehicle, the two females passengers escaped without injuries but the other two male occupants were not that lucky as they sustained serious injuries.

They were however rushed to an unknown hospital by personnel of the Nigerian Police who were the first responders at the scene of the crash.

The probable cause of the road crash, it was reliably gathered was overspeeding and loss of control by the driver of the vehicle.

As at the time of filing this report, the Osun Sector Command could not confirm the accident.

The spokesperson, Agnes Ogungbemi explained that the command was not aware of the accident and they have not been called upon to rescue any victim of accident along that axis of the state.

Meanwhile, a man has escaped death by the whiskers in a lone road traffic accident which occured at Iwaraja junction MOB filling station area, along the Ilesa-Ipetu Ijesa highway.

Information made available by the Osun Sector of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), revealed that the accident involved a red coloured Toyota Corolla with registration number APP440HA.

The minor accident which occured in Sunday, it was disclosed was caused by speeding violation and loss of control by the driver of the vehicle.

The spokesperson of the Command, Agnes Ogungbemi while confirming the accident called on drivers to always obey traffic regulations and drive within the approved speed limits.

Ogungbemi also advised drivers to ensure their vehicles was in peak conditions by ensuring that they are properly serviced by reputable car mechanics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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