It was a horrific sight yesterday at Agbala junction, Ife‑Ibadan Road when a commercial car, with number plate, YNF 963 AA, reportedly crossed the road unexpectedly while the on‑coming vehicles ran into it. At least six persons, including a pregnant woman, were
crushed to death in an auto crash that occurred at Agbala junction
area of Ibadan in Egbeda Local Government area of Oyo State,
yesterday. Three vehicles were said to be involved in the accident that
occurred some minutes past 7am.
Although, the Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, confirmed
that three people, including a woman died, eyewitnesses said
there were six casualties. There were also four people, including a
child, who were seriously injured. It was gathered that the accident happened on the ever-busy Ife‑Ibadan Road when a commercial car, with number plate, YNF 963 AA, reportedly crossed the road unexpectedly while the on‑coming vehicles ran into it.
Mr. Abiodun Akinlade, the Egbeda Unit Commander of the FRSC confirming the incident said: “The accident happened around 7:30 am on Ife‑Ibadan road at Agbala junction. It involved three vehicles, including Nissan Micra with number plate YNF 963 AA; a Toyota Sienna with number plate, XD 451 KAK, and a Volkswagen Audi with number plate, FST 452 BH.”
Giving the breakdown of the victims, he said, nine people were
involved, including three male adults, one male child, four female
adults and one female child. He said four other people were also
He said: “Among those injured included one male child, two
female adults and one female child. Two male adults and one
female adult died.”
The corpses were said to have been taken to Oluyoro Catholic
Hospital at Apomu in Osun State.
An eyewitness said three male corpses were first taken to Egbeda
local government secretariat before they were moved to the
However, Another report said an articulated vehicle also crushed a
pregnant woman to death. The trailer reportedly escaped after
killing the woman instantly.