Seven passengers confirm dead after fatal accident in Osun

A tragic incident happened in the early hours of Wednesday December 15, as an 18-seater bus was involved in a lone accident in Osun State.

 

The bus which was coming from Zamfara state, reportedly rammed into a billboard along Ilesha/Osu expressway while on top speed around 3:45 am. 

 

Field Commandant of Osun Security Network, codenamed ‘Amotekun’, Comrade Amitolu Shittu, confirmed the accident. He said some passengers were burnt beyond recognition. 

 

Shittu said; 

 

“The vehicle was on top speed when it ran into a billboard. The vehicle was carrying two motorcycles and passengers.

“Some passengers were burnt beyond recognition. The FRSC and Fire Service joined us.”

 

Sector Commander FRSC Osun State, Paul Okpe who also confirmed the incident said seven people died. 

 

Okpe said; 

 

“A white Toyota Hiace was involved in an accident. Seven people died, four were burnt beyond recognition.”