Four Persons Dead, 43 Injured in Road Crash along Oyo-Ogbomoso Road

An auto-crash along Oyo-Ogbomoso road has claimed the lives of 4 persons while some 43 others were severely injured on Wednesday morning.

Information available to us indicated that a trailer transporting human and livestock lost balance and somersaulted around Sekona area of the Oyo-Ogbomoso road.

The four dead persons have been deposited at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Hospital morgue in Ogbomosho while Injured individuals are currently receiving treatment at Sabo, Ogbomosho.

Eyewitness reports indicated that the truck driver lost balance to avoid a head-on collision.

However, the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Oyo state, Mrs. Uche Chukwurah said it was a case of suspected fatigue as the driver dozed off while driving.

She further confirmed that fifteen other persons were rescued without injuries.

She said “There was a crash this morning and four died, 43 were injured, 15 were rescued without injuries. They were taken to a clinic at Sabo while the dead were taken to LAUTECH.

It was a lone accident. We suspect fatigue and sleeping on steering. It was a trailer carrying both humans and animals, goats and a total of 62 persons were involved.”

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