Twelve passengers have been reportedly killed in multiple accidents that occurred in Gbongan, Ayedaade Local Government Areas of Osun State, on Friday.
The accident, which occurred on Sasa Bridge along the Gbongan-Ife road, also left 8 passengers injured.
The accident involved two buses and a truck.
An eyewitness said one of the buses collided with the truck after wrong overtaking while on top speed.
The eyewitness said some residents helped to rescue the injured passengers to an undisclosed hospital.
The spokesperson of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps(NSCDC), Osun State Command, Kehinde Adeleke, confirmed the accident
“Twelve passengers died and eight others were injured. We advise the motoring public to always respect traffic laws to avoid needless loss of lives. Over-speeding kills. Let’s keep our road safe by respecting laws,” said Adeleke.