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182 people killed in road crashes in Osun in 10 months

The Federal Road Safety Corps, Osun State Sector Command has disclosed that 182 people died in road crashes in Osun State between January and October 2021.

While addressing on the Global Week of the Road Traffic Accident Victims Remembrance Day, the state’s Sector Commander, Corps Commander Paul Okpe, revealed this today at his office in Osogbo, the state capital.

According to him, there were 269 road collisions, 754 injuries, and 1,419 people rescued by FRSC troops.

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He said most of the crashes occurred on the Ikire/Gbongan/Ife/Ilesa/Ipetu/Owena road and that most of the crashes involved travellers passing through Osun to different destinations.

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According to him, “Most of these people that died in the road crashes do not live in Osun State. Most of them travel from the North and some travel from other parts of the South-West.

“From what we have observed, some of the drivers travel long hours without resting. And also, some of these road crashes happen in the night and the drivers engage in route violation.”

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He said vegetation on the median of the highways was obstructing clear sight for drivers and commended members of Osun State Youth Empowerment Scheme (OYES) for clearing vegetation on the median around Ikire. He said this would aid safe driving and security on the highways.



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