Connect with us


Accident claims 4 persons in Ibadan



The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Monday confirmed the death of four persons in an accident on Iwo road in Ibadan, with one other person injured.

Mrs Uche Chukwurah, the FRSC Sector Commander in Oyo State, told our reporter that the accident occurred when a lorry rammed into a motorcycle conveying five persons.

“The accident involved a lorry and a motorcycle, the lorry was speeding but lost control and rammed into the motorcycle that was carrying five persons – four males and one female.

“The driver of the lorry is now at large. The four males died, while the only female sustained injury,” the sector commander said.

Chukwurah said that the corpses had been deposited at the Adeoyo Hospital morgue, while the injured was taken to Fatimoh Hospital, Idito for treatment.

It was gathered that among the dead were students of Idito High School, prompting some students of the school to go on rampage burning no fewer than three vehicles.

However, Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) Olugbenga Fadeyi, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, said that personnel from the Police Command in the state had been moved to the area to restore law and order.

Suleiman Shehu

NEWSVERGE, published by The Verge Communications is an online community of international news portal and social advocates dedicated to bringing you commentaries, features, news reports from a Nigerian-African perspective.A unique organization, founded in the spirit of Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, comprising of ordinary people with an overriding commitment to seeking the truth and publishing it without fear or favour.The Verge Communications is fully registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as a corporate organization.