Auto crash claims 9 lives in Iseyin, Oyo State
Nine persons lost their lives to an auto crash which occurred between Saturday and Sunday on the Ibadan-Iseyin Highway.
Public Education Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Oyo State, Mr Paul Okoduwa, confirmed the figure on Sunday.
He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that 25 persons were involved in the crash which resulted from over speeding by two commercial vehicles.
Okoduwa told NAN that those that died were six males and three females, while nine males and six females sustained varying degrees of injuries.
Only one occupant did not sustain injuries, he said.
He said the buses were a Mazda with registration number YRE 124 XA and a Toyota Hiace with registration number BDJ 400 YK..
He added that the dead had been deposited in a mortuary at a private hospital while those who sustained injuries were being treated at Our Lady Hospital, Iseyin.
Okoduwa warned motorists to obey all traffic rules and drive within approved speed limits.