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12 die in Ogbomoso- Oyo road accidents


ABOUT 15 people died yesterday in two separate accidents around Ogbomoso area of Oyo state

In the first accident which occurred along iluju-ikoyi road involving a motorcycle and a car, two people died on the spot while others sustained injuries.

The other accident which occurred along Ogbomoso- Oyo road also claimed 12 persons suspected to be traders moving from the northern part of the country to Lagos.

Eyewitnesses said the accident occurred when an articulated vehicle carrying packaged products veered off its lane and hit the incoming car.

An official of the Federal Road Safety Commission ( FRSC) who confirmed the incident said: “ It is true the accident happened, the first one occurred around Iluju in Ogbomoso while the other one happened along Ogbomoso-Oyo road.”