No fewer than six persons lost their lives on Wednesday in multiple road accidents on Ilesa-Akure Expressway in Igbara Oke, the headquarters of the Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State.
It was gathered that seven others were seriously injured in the accident.
According to an eyewitness, the crash involved three vehicles – a Toyota Hiace bus, with number plate, EPE 545 YA; a truck with number plate, BDG 252 XY; and a Toyota Corolla car with number plate, FST 768 DU.
A spokesperson for the Federal Road Safety Corps, Ondo State, Mrs Tola Ogunbanwo, who confirmed the incident, said it was caused by “lack of concentration of the drivers.”
“’ The victims were taken to the General Hospital, Igbara Oke, while the remains of the deceased were deposited in the morgue of the hospital,” she added.