Six persons have been confirmed dead in a multiple road accident on Saturday morning at Imesi-Ile.
This was made known in a First Information Report, FIR, by the spokesperson of the Osun Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, Agnes Ogungbemi, on behalf of the Sector Commander, Henry Benemaisia.
According to the report, the crash occurred along Imesi-Ile Hill due to brake failure and loss of control.
It involved two vehicles; a red-coloured DAF commercial trailer and a blue-coloured MACK commercial trailer, which had no registration numbers.
A total number of 17 male adults were involved in the crash, and 11 sustained varying degrees of injuries.
According to the report, “Recovered items, victims properties were taken by the personnel of the Nigerian Police to their station in Imesi-Ile.
“Five dead victims were taken to UniOsun Teaching Hospital Osogbo by the police personnel attached to Imesi-Ile Police Division before the arrival of FRSC team.
“One dead male victim was trapped under the truck and the FRSC team employed the extricating machine in order to removed the trapped body from under the vehicle.”