9 die in Osun auto crash

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Osun on Tuesday said nine persons died in various road accidents in the state in January.

The FRSC Sector Commander in the state, Mr Peter Oke, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the accidents were caused by speeding, wrongful overtaking and carelessness of drivers.

He said, “The total number of road traffic accidents for the month of January was 22 leading to the death of nine persons,”

He noted that 2151 road traffic offenders were apprehended, out of which 218 were educated and cautioned on the sensitivity of road driving during the period under review.

Oke warned motorists to always obey traffic regulations, noting that the command would not spare any person caught flouting the law.

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