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, one other .

Mrs Uche Chukwurah, the FRSC Sector Commander in Oyo State, told the Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the accident occurred when a lorry rammed into a motorcycle conveying five persons.

“The accident 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 was taken to Fatimoh Hospital, Idito for treatment.

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

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