Black Weekend in Ondo as 4 travellers die in Accident, 13 cheat death
It was a black weekend as no fewer than four people lost their lives, while 13 others sustained life-threatening injuries in a lone crash which occurred along Ikaram-Akunnu road in Akoko Area of Ondo State on Saturday.
An eyewitness told SUNSHINETRUTH that the cause of the accident to tyre burst, saying the driver of the commercial bus with registration no —MBA 752 XA could not salvage the situation.
Witness said “A lone accident claiming the lives of four people while 13 other passengers sustained various degree of injuries.
“The accident which occurred along Ikaram Akunu road in Akoko area of ondo state with Hiace Toyota commercial vehicle with registration MBA XA Ash colour was on their way to the northern part of the country.
Mr. Oluropo Alabi, Ikare Unit Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), said the corpses were deposited at the morgue in Ikare Akoko Specialist hospital.
Alabi confirmed that the corpses were deposited at the morgue of State Specialist Hospital, Ikare Akoko while the injured are also receiving treatment at the same hospital.
The divisional police officer okeagbe Akoko supretendent SP Paullinus Unnah also confirmed that the vehicle involved was in police custody at Ikaram Akoko.