The Guardian (Nigeria)
Osun road crashes claim 16 lives
NO fewer than 16 persons have died in two separate road crashes in Osun State.
While 14 were crushed to death by a truck carrying flammable content around a power line along IpetuIjesa/ Ilesa way on Saturday evening, two persons died in a lone car accident that occurred around Niger Cat Area after Babalakin Hall, Gbongan- Osogbo highway, Gbongan on Sunday.
The crash involving 14 persons happened around 5: 40 p. m. when a truck collided with a Sienna car. Spokesperson for the Osun Federal Road Safety Coprs ( FRSC) Command, Agnes Ogungbemi, said the victims included six children while two people survived.
The vehicles involved are Toyota Sienna with registration number KRD842GY and Howo Sinotruck with registration number BAU171ZE.