6 dead, others injured in Ondo accident

By Tunde Olorungbotemi

Accident point

Six person were confirmed dead while others sustained injuries on Saturday afternoon in a fatal road accident along Ondo-Ore road in Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State.

According to report, the accident which involved a commercial Volkswagen Jetta car marked REE 446 KP and an articulated truck.

An eyewitness said the truck had a break failure and rammed into the car coming from opposite direction.

It was further gathered that passersby and residents of the area used axe to cut the car to pieces in order to take out the victims.

Mr Ahmed Hassan, the state sector commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), confirmed the incident in a statement issued to Newsmen, said the injured persons are already receiving medical treatment at the hospital.

Hassan hereby cautioned drivers against high speed.

He appealed to motorists to always ascertain the condition of their vehicles before embarking on journey.

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