7 died, 15 injured in Moniya-Iseyin road crash – FRSC 

Seven people including a girl-child were Thursday confirmed dead in an auto crash on Ibadan-Iseyin road, in Iseyin area of Oyo state. 

According to the Public Relations Officer, (FRSC), Oyo Sector Command, Mr. Mayowa Odewo, 15 others also sustained varying degrees of injury in the crash.

Odewo said those that died in the crash included five male adults, one female adult, and one female child.

The FRSC PRO said further that the accident involved a Nissan Urvan commercial bus, marked SEY 254 ZY, and a Mazda commercial bus with registration number LGB 343 XA, to speed violations and fatigue.

He added that the 13 injured victims, including three male adults, nine female adults, and one girl-child, had been taken to a nearby hospital for medical attention.

Odewo noted that four of the seven corpses had been claimed by their families, while the remaining three had been deposited at a morgue.

“The police from Motor Traffic Division (MTD) Police Division, Moniya, Ibadan, have taken possession of the two crashed vehicles, including bags and other valuables recovered from the scene,” he said.

Tasking motorists to always obey traffic rules and regulations, he urged them to always adhere to all traffic cautions on the road to prevent avoidable crashes.