Over six persons lost their lives in a ghastly road accident that occurred at Kilometre 15, quarry area of Ibadan-Lagos Expressway. 21 people were reportedly left with varying degrees of injury in the auto crash.
The accident involved two Mazda commercial buses with registration numbers EKY 59 XR, AME 384 XA; and one Mercedes Benz Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) with registration number EKY 111 BL.
Eyewitness accounts revealed that the three vehicles were going to Lagos from Ibadan before the accident occurred.
Public Relations Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Oyo State command, Mr. Seun Onijala, who confirmed the incident said the accident was as a result of dangerous overtaking.
He said the remains of the dead passengers had been deposited at the Adeoyo Hospital morgue, Ibadan, while the injured victims were taken to Ibadan Central Hospital at Ososami for treatment.
Sad, may his soul rest in peace!