8 dead as bus carrying passengers ram into truck conveying cows 

Posted by News Express | 17 July 2022 | 412 times

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Eight persons have died in a road accident along the busy Ondo-Ore highway, Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State.

The accident, which happened on Saturday, involved a commercial space bus carrying passengers and a truck conveying cows.

Witnesses said the commercial space bus was traveling from the Akure end of the route when it had a head-on collision with the truck.

The witnesses said the truck driver rammed into the bus while attempting to avoid a pothole on the road.

But Ondo Police spokesman, SP Funmilayo Odunlami, said two persons and four cows died in the accident while five others sustained injuries.

Odunlami said the remains of the deceased were taken to the morgue while the injured ones were taken to an undisclosed hospital for treatment.

Odunlami said “Two people died and five people were injured in the accident. Also about four cows died in the accident. The people that were injured are already receiving treatment in the hospital.”  (Courtesy, excluding headline, The Nation)

Source: News Express

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