Six die in Ondo auto crash

By Friday Omosola, Akure

Six people have lost their lives while three others sustained injuries in an auto crash involving a truck and a bus at Ajue on the Ore-Ondo expressway in Odigbo Local Government Area of the state.

The six passengers that died on the spot were one male adult and five females one whom was an infant, The Trumpet gathered.

Ondo auto crash

Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Unit Commander in Ore, Babafemi Alonge, said the accident occurred when a Howo truck marked Lagos MUS 321 YF lost control due to brake failure and collided with a Nissan Vannette bus registered Ondo RGB 487 XA.

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He said: “The accident involved 10 people, six people died; one male adult, four female adults, and a female child with three other injured passengers; one male adult and two female adults.

“Others who sustained various degrees of injuries were rushed to the hospital by our men.”

Babafemi said the bodies were taken to the General Hospital morgue in Ore where the injured are also receiving treatment.

He added that the vehicles had been towed to Ajue Divisional Police Station, cautioning motorists to maintain full concentration to avoid crashes.

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