3 people die in fatal accident in Ondo

A fatal accident in Ondo State this morning involving a truck and Toyota Corolla car, has claimed the lives of 3 people.

The crash occurred around Olokuta axis of the Ondo – Akure highway which is few minutes drive from the Akure, the Ondo State capital.

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3 people die in fatal accident in Ondo


The accident involved a black Toyota Corolla Sport car with number plate FGB 940 AA and a blue truck with number plate LND 274 XP.

An eyewitness told Daily Post that the accident was caused by overspeeding by the driver of the Toyota Corolla who while on top speed tried to overtake another vehicle before colliding with a truck coming from the opposite direction.

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He also narrated that poor visibility might be responsible for the crash, which he said was due to the early morning fog on the busy road.

The victims involved were occupants of the Toyota Corolla which included a man, a woman as well as a boy suspected to be of the same family.

Meanwhile, the whereabouts of the truck driver is unknown as he reportedly took to his heels immediately after the crash.

As at the time of filling this report, officials of the Federal Road safety corps have arrived the scene of the incident and have taken control of the traffic that has built up on the road as a result of the accident.

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Spokesperson of the Ondo State Sector of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Antonia Adekemi, she stated that efforts were on to ensure that the road is clear.

201 Comments

  1. It’s so unfortunate. This is what over speeding can cause. May their souls rest in perfect peace

  2. Why the over taking na, people should learn to drive and appreciate life wen drive na may their souls rest in peace

  3. This accident really wanna kill everyone in this world…may God lead us ooo….may their soul rest in peace

  4. The whole family of three perished due to over speeding in a foggy weather, may their souls rest in peace.

  5. Jesus this is serious. This vehicle (corolla)
    they don’t have weight dy run like air. Besides the driver is the major problem, how can u be running on a high speed when the road is not free. Please those of you traveling should be careful and drivers the caution don’t over speed your required limits please

  6. And we are still at the beginning of the year, evil occurrences kept on compounding. May God deliver us and may we not be victim of evil occurrences IJN

  7. i don’t understand while all this over taking,why the rush u don’t even think of small boy life even if urs doesn’t wort it ,look at where he landed himself and the innocent souls with him.rip

  8. There’s has been several radio jingle and TV adverts on effect of over speeding. Road users should be wary of the fact that they are not the only ones using the road and therefore resist over speeding. It is better to be late than to be the late

  9. I don’t know what’s wrong with Nigerians n over speeding? I think its both the fog n the over speeding that led to this accident.. May their soul rest in Peace

  10. He was on top speed but did not get to his destination. The aim of speeding is defeated. I hope people will learn from this. It better to be late than be the late

  11. What is the use of over speeding, where was he rushing to and now the sppedness has led to destruction.

  12. What is the use of over speeding, where was he rushing to and now the speedness has led to destruction. May their soul rest in peace

  13. What a fatal accident ,the truck driver has fled maybe as a result of fear of what mob might do to him if cauht

  14. I don’t know why we risk our lives, now that he is gone not even him alone but with others. God have Mercy.

  15. This is nothing but a careless death that could have been averted, why over Speeding. Rip to all involved. Speeding kills.

  16. This is really pathetic, overspeeding with this Nigeria bad roads is suicide mission. Rest in peace to them

  17. Our drivers/highway users need to be oriented more on road safeties to help avoid accident such as this.

  18. I really don’t think its over speed, but may their soul rest in perfect peace. Then government should please fix our roads

  19. My pray is that God should continue to show us his mercy and keeping us from evil.
    may there soul rest in peace

  20. This is sad, may there souls rest in peace. Please let’s be careful the way we speed it kills and life does not have duplicate.

  21. May their souls rest in perfect peace everybdy must surely die so b prepare at anytime may God help us to overcome any danger dat will lead us to dead

  22. Drivers should always look well and not assume anything before overtaking another vehicle. This thing nearly happened to me years ago but God gave me another life. Rest in peace and consolation for their families too.

  23. God protect my family and I the way people are losing their life this days may God help us rest in peace to them

  24. Oh it is a painful death may God give the family member the fortitude to bear their lost,may their soul’s rest in peace Amen.

  25. What a fatal accident. Over speeding does not show that u are a good driver but ur ability to drive home safely

  26. This is sadden, patience is said to be a virtue. If they have exercise that may be they will still be alive. May their souls rest in peace.

  27. Should I call this then of time the way people are dying know is unfortunate may there soul rest in peace

  28. It’s so unfortunate, may God give the families of the affected one the fortitude to bear the loss. Rest in peace

  29. Why can’t people learn from other people’s mistakes. Now that he has ended their lives untimely, what did he gain. Speed kills Pls let’s be careful because slow and steady wins the race. So painful.What type of careless driving is this. Speeding without getting to one’s destination is meaningless. Let’s learn from other people’s mistakes, speed kills

  30. There is no reason why it happens is just the work of the devil cause people are passing on the road BT is well may their soul rest in peace

  31. MAny drivers just don’t understand that overspeeding kills. I just don’t know where they are in a hurry to. May their souls rest in perfect peace.

  32. God shall continue to protect us from evil plan everyday, their souls shall rest in perfect peace.drive careful.

  33. God shall continue to protect us from evil plan everyday, their souls shall rest in perfect peace.drive careful. God shall comfort their family.

  34. 2 bad, over speeding. I always tell drivers that place u think ur rushing 2, do u know if anything happens u will either be delayed or loss ur life. Why not be patient on de road 2 arrive safely. It’s unfortunate. RIP

  35. This drivers should pls limit their speed limit ,this death by accident is becoming much,may their soul rest in peace

  36. Is quite a sad news, may their soul rest in peace, people should be more careful when driving because 80% of accidents are being caused by carelessness

  37. Overspeeding is totally bad why should’nt our drivers always be careful while driving please so as to avoid killing of innocent souls ? Anyway may their souls rest in peace

  38. When will people realize that over speeding kills. See how he wasted his life and that of his family members.

  39. only God knows why the occupants of the corolla were in a hurry but as the saying goes it’s better to go late than to be late now they never arrived their destination. Rest in peace.

  40. Very unfortunate. May their souls rest in peace, amen. Hope this serves as a note of warning to those that drive against traffic rules.

  41. OMG! See what this Toyota man has caused for himself and family. Where were the running too. Is unfortunate. God we are in your hands.

  42. It’s so unfortunate. This is what over speeding can cause. May their souls find and rest in peace

  43. Not again… What a day.. It’s a pity we lost you all.to the cold hands of death. Rest in peace

  44. Nawaa oooo,the way people are dying nowadays. This is just January and it’s like this. May their souls rest in peace.Amen.

  45. when will we learn drivers. over speed kills yet we overtake with speed. May God have mercy on us.

  46. wow sad sad news of death all over this new year why naaaa….Rest in peace you all and condolence to your friends and family

  47. Over speeding in narrow Nigerian roads is an invitation to go and see ones ancestors. May their souls rest in peace.

  48. This is the disadvantage of over speeding, see how many lives that has just gone, I really sympathize with dead and their families, may God grant them enternal rest.

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