Eight individuals have been confirmed lifeless in a truck accident that occurred on November 27 Interchange Bridge, in Osogbo, Osun State, Saturday morning.
The deadly accident occurred round 1:20 am on Saturday.
DAILY POST gathered that the Volvo FL7 truck with registration quantity KMC 35 ZJ was climbing the bridge when the motive force misplaced management resulting from most likely overloading.
The truck which was conveying palm oil and Kola nut to the north has 61 passengers with the motive force on board.
The Osun State Sector Commander of Federal Highway Security Corps, Kudirat Ibrahim, who was on the scene of the accident instructed DAILY POST that the injured passengers have been taken to Osun State Educating Hospital and Asubisro Common hospital in Osogbo.
She mentioned that “the car which was closely loaded with Jerry cans of palm oil and over 60 passengers was attempting to ascend the ramp however began rolling backwards and misplaced management. It fell sideways into the facet drainage, throwing off the jerry cans over the passengers and killed some within the course of.”
She added that the lifeless have been taken to mortuary.
She referred to as on street customers to be acutely aware at all times and obey site visitors rules to keep away from being caught in accidents that might result in lack of lives and property.