On Thursday, a man was confirmed dead in a lone road accident that happened along Gbongan-Ibadan highway, Osun State.

The fatal accident occurred around 12:45 pm on Thursday before Forte Oil filling Station, 2 kilometres from Sasa bridge.

The Sector Public Education Officer for Osun Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Agnes Ogungbemi, said the accident involved a Ash Toyota Previa, with registration number APM 222 AA was probably caused by speed limit violation.

She said “Four of the victims were taken to OAU Teaching Hospital, Ile-Ife while five victims were taken to Seven days Adventist, hospital Ile-Ife after they were rejected at OAUTH because of lack of bed space. The corpse was deposited at OAUTH morgue” 

The Osun State Sector Commander, Kudirat Ibrahim, called on road users to be road conscious always and to obey traffic regulations to avoid being caught in accidents that could lead to loss of lives and property.

On Sunday, Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, TRACE confirmed the occurrence of an accident that lead to the death of one person while it said one other sustained injury.

 The multiple accidents involved three vehicles at Aseese, on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Ojuoro Olusola, the Mowe-Ibafo Divisional Commander of TRACE, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the accident occurred at about 5.53 p.m.

Mr. Olusola said the accident involved an Iveco Mini Truck with registration number T 4337LA and a Toyota Corolla marked FJA 154 BK and a Daf Truck with no number. He said the speeding Daf truck hit the Iveco Mini truck as it was about negotiating out of a trailer park on the expressway from the rear, hitting the Toyota Corolla.

“Five people were involved in the multiple accidents that led to the death of one person, while one other person sustained various degrees of injuries. The corpse of the victim has been handed over to the family members while the survivor is receiving treatment at Famobis Hospital,” he said.

He said the three vehicles had been towed off.

A tipper driver on Thursday night crushed a commercial motorcyclist to death in Mmiriele, along Ozubulu road Nnewi, Anambra State.

Eyewitnesses say that the crash occurred as a result of excessive speeding leading to loss of control.

Acting Public Education Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Kamal Musa confirmed the incident.

At about 1920hrs on Thursday 17th September, 2020, a fatal Road Traffic Crash RTC involving a Green/Black M/Benz 911 with registration number XH 712 PHC and a Blue/white Honda Motorcycle without a registration number was recorded at Mmiriele along Ozubulu road Nnewi. The crash also involved three male adults, including the motorcyclist who allegedly died on the spot and was taken to St. Felix Okolo hospital Nnewi, by the FRSC rescue team from Nnewi Unit Command. The corpse was deposited at the morgue after he was confirmed dead by the doctors in the hospital. The Sector Commander, FRSC, Andrew Kumapayi prays for God to grant the deceased family the fortitude to bear the irrevocable loss. He also warns motorists to desist from over speeding and drive in line with the speed limits stipulated by law,” he stated.