Osun: 9 confirmed dead in fatal road crash 


Nine persons have been confirmed dead in a road crash along Ikirun-Offa road, Inisa, in Odo-otin 

Local Government Area (LGA) of Osun state on Monday.

It was gathered that the vehicle involved in the accident was conveying foodstuffs from the North with 12 passengers aboard.

Findings showed that nine persons died immediately while the remaining three sustained various degrees of injuries.

The spokesperson of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Kehinde Adeleke, confirmed the incident.

She said a Mitsubishi Canter with plate number MNA606SB NIGER was carrying bags of beans from Niger state to Benin, Edo state capital and had accident at midnight which resulted in the death of of affected victims.

According to her, the officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) rescued the three survivors at Orotunde Hospital, Ikirun, in Ifelodun LGA, while the bodies of the dead were deposited in the morgue of same hospital.

She said the beans and the vehicle had been evacuated to Inisa police station headquarters.