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Six killed in Osun auto-crash

20 March 2014, 16:10

Osun - Six persons died while five others sustained injuries on Wednesday in an auto crash at Iyanfoworogi village near Ile-Ife, Ife South Local Government Area of Osun.

Tola Adetoro, the Unit Commander of the FRSC in Ile-Ife, disclosed this on Wednesday.

Adetoro said that the accident happened at about 9.00 a.m following a collision between an articulated vehicle marked KTU 51 XJ and a bus with registration number XD 740 GNN.

He said the accident was caused by the bus driver coming from Ondo axis to Ile-Ife who wrongly overtook the truck in the opposite direction.

Adetoro said that those who died were two men, two women and two little girls.

He said his  officers as well as those of NSCDC and the police were at the scene of the crash to rescue  victims.

Those injured, he said, were conveyed to Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex, Ile-Ife.

He added that the remains of the passengers who died were deposited at the hospital’s mortuary.


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