The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Osun Sector Command, said on Monday that one person killed in an auto crash on the Gbogan-Ibadan expressway.
Four persons were injured.
The Sector Commander, Kudirat Ibrahim, disclosed this in a statement by the command’s spokesperson, Agnes Ogungbemi.
Ms. Ibrahim said the crash was caused by speeding and non-compliance with road traffic regulations.
She noted that the incident, which occurred around the Salam-Salam area, seven kilometres to Sasa Bridge, involved 11 persons.
She explained, “The accident occurred at about 9:30 am today on Gbongan expressway, and 11 persons were involved: six males, four females, and one female child.
“A navy blue Toyota Sienna car with registration number, WWD 172 AA, lost control while on top speed and somersaulted several times before landing in a bush on the roadside.
“Four persons that were injured were one male, two females, and one child. They have been taken to Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital (OAUTH) for further treatment.
“The dead has also been taken to the OAUTH morgue while items belonging to the deceased were recovered.”
According to her, the crashed vehicle was towed by the command’s heavy-duty truck to allow free flow of traffic.
The sector commander appealed to motorists to obey road safety regulations and desist from speeding.