A tragic car collision occurred along the petu-Ijesa/Ilesa road in Osun State, killing two children.
At about 2.44 p.m. on Sunday, April 3, an accident involving two vehicles, a truck and a Nissan Premia with registration number WEN 397 AA, occurred seven kilometers from Iwaraja junction.
Agnes Ogungbemi, a spokesperson for the Federal Road Safety Commission’s (FRSC)Osun Command, said two children died and four others were critically injured in the terrible accident.
“Three adult males and three female children were involved in the accident killing two female children and injuring the rest passengers,” she stated.
“The accident occurred due to speeding, tyre burst and total disobedience to road traffic regulations by the motorists involved,”
According to the statement, one of the vehicles’ tyres burst, causing it to lose control, which cause the accident.
She stated that any driver detected breaking traffic rules and regulations would be sanctioned by the command.
The bodies have been put in the mortuary of the Wesley Guild Hospital in Ilesa, according to the spokeswoman, while the injured victims have been transferred to the same hospital for treatment.