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Ondo: 1 dead, 9 injured in road accident-FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ondo State Command said nine people were injured and one died in crashes involving two vehicles along Ondo/Ore road on Wednesday.

Mr Ezekiel SonAllah, State Sector Commander of FRSC, made the disclosure while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) on Wednesday in Akure.

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SonAllah explained that the accident involved 30 people, including 20 male adults, nine female adults and one female child, adding that those injured sustained head injury, lacerations and fracture.

According to him, the accident involved a Toyota Hiace Bus marked LND 998 XY and Toyota Previa marked KAA 762BT.

“Six male adults, three female adults injured and one male adult died at the hospital after personnel of FRSC recued the victims.

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“The victims were taken to general hospital and some were taken to FMC Annex, Akure for treatment while the only corpse was deposited at the morgue,” he said.

SonAllah, who attributed the cause of the accident to speed violation and loss of control, urged the motorists to install speed limit device in their vehicles and maintain speed limit.

“We will continue to appeal to our drivers to always maintain speed limit when they are on wheel and installation of speed limit device is a must for them.

“Moreover, this is rainy season, motorists must have functional wiper and drive with care because the person that died is a driver who left Ore to Akure this morning,” he said.(NAN)

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