Pandemonium as 9 die in Osun Christmas Day road crash 

In a road tragedy that happened on Monday, nine people traveling on the Ikirun/Offa Expressway in Inisa lost their lives when the vehicle they were riding in veered into the bush.

According to reports, the vehicle was traveling from Niger State to Edo State while transporting bags of beans and a few passengers.

MOUTHPIECE NGR gathered that the truck lost control, causing the collision.

It was also gathered that the deceased passed away instantly.

Speaking on the accident, the Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Osun Command, Kehinde Adeleke, said the crash occurred in the early hours of Monday at Yidi Junction, Inisa.

She said, “Today, Monday 25th of December 2023, one Mitsubishi Canter with plate number MNA606SB NIGER carrying bags of beans from Niger state to Benin Edo State was involved in an accident in the early hours, which resulted in the death of nine people out of 12.

“FRSC officers evacuated and moved the three injured passengers to Orotunde Hospital Ikirun, while the remains of the deceased were deposited at the hospital’s morgue.

“Bags of Beans and the vehicle involved have been evacuated to Inisa Police Divisional Headquarters.”

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