Three Oyo monarchs die in car accident

Three Oyo monarchs die in car accident

Three Oyo monarchs die in car accident

Three traditional rulers all from Oriire Local Government Area of Oyo state have died in a car accident which occurred on their way to a function on Friday, December 1. 

 

It was gathered that the motor accident involving a Benz E230 with number plate Olodogbo and a commercial Scania Truck with registration number 301 XF occurred at Aje Iye in the local government area.

 

Two of the monarchs died on the spot, while the third person died a few hours later at the Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital where he was rushed to. 

 

A source told The Nation;

 “Six passengers were involved in the crash, but the three survivors are undergoing treatment at LAUTECH Teaching Hospital. The affected passengers were going for a social function at the nearby community when the accident occurred.

“The affected monarchs are Olodogbo of Odogbo, Onibowula of Bowula and Alayetoro of Ayetoro in Oriire Local Government.”

 

State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission, Joshua Adekanye added; 

“It was a head-on collision involving a private and commercial vehicles on the Ogbomoso-Oyo Expressway. The survivors are undergoing treatment at LAUTECH Teaching Hospital while the corpses of the victims have been deposited at the morgue of the same hospital.”

 

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