One person has been confirmed dead while another is in a coma with severe injuries on Saturday in a lone road accident that occurred in Osun State.
This was revealed to AMILOADED in a statement issued by the spokeswoman of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Osun, Mrs Agnes Ogungbemi on Saturday.
The statement said the accident occurred about three kilometres from Iwaraja, Omo-Ijesha area, at about 11.30 a.m. on Saturday.
According to the statement, two persons were involved in the accident but one died while the other is in a coma with severe injuries.
“The corpse of the dead victim has been taken to the morgue, while the injured was rushed to Wesley Guild Hospital, Ilesa for treatment.
“It was a lone accodent. A light blue Commercial Vehicle with registration number EKY 940 XW collided with a truck due to over-speeding and disobedience to road traffic regulations.
“We have cleared the area to enable free flow of traffic without any gridlock, while our patrol team and Zebra 19 Ambulance took the corpse to the mortuary,’’ the statement read in part.
The spokeswoman advised road users to always be conscious when making use of the highways to avoid unfortunate incidents which might lead to death or severe injuries.’
She appealed to motorists to avoid over-speeding, wrongful overtaking, making calls while driving, drinking and driving as well as the use of drugs to avoid accidents on the highway.
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