10 die in Ondo road crashes


Peter Dada, Akure

No fewer than 10 people lost their lives on Sunday in fatal road crashes in the Odigbo and Akoko West local government areas of Ondo State.

While six people died at Agodogun, Ijebu-Ode/Ore Expressway, in the Odigbo LGA, four were killed in the accident at Ibaka Market, Akungba Akoko, in the Akoko West LGA.

According to eyewitnesses, the Ijebu Ode/Ore Expressway crash happened following a head-on collision of the two vehicles involved in the accident.

The Federal Road Safety Corps said the accident happened at about 1.40pm and involved a black Mercedes Benz Jeep with the number plate, EPE 144 EW, and a blue Toyota Carina with the number plate, KTP 580 RG.

The Ondo State Sector Commander of the corps, Mr. Vincent Jack, said seven people were involved in the accident, adding that while six people died, one was injured.

The commander said the accident was caused by…

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