Oct 11, 2016 – Tragedy As 10 Die In Fatal Car Accident At Abata Egba Village On Ondo Ile Ife Road
Fatal Car Accident On Ondo Ile Ife Road: 10 Die At Abata Egba Village As Truck Crashes Into Bus
10 passengers lost their lives yesterday in a motor accident which occurred at Abata-Egba village on Ondo Road in Ile Ife, Osun State.
The accident involved a truck with registration number MUS 847 XC and a 16-seater Toyota commercial bus marked JJJ 15 XJ. A witness, who refused to disclose his name, blamed the accident on the truck driver.
The witness said the truck collided with the bus while trying to overtake another vehicle.
Other occupants of the bus, who sustained various degrees of injury, were rescued by the officials of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), policemen and sympathisers.
The victims’ bodies were deposited at the mortuary of the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex (OAUTHC). Also, those who survived with injuries were rushed to the same hospital. The state Police Commissioner, Mr. Fimihan Adeoye, appealed to motorists to always avoid reckless driving and dangerous overtaking while driving.