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FRSC returns over N27million recovered from fatal accident scene

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Osun Sector Command, has recovered the sum of N27,171, 400 and N21, 900 from the victims of a fatal multiple car crash in the state.

The corps, in a statement on Wednesday, April 5 said it returned the money to the victims’ families.

Osun FRSC Sector Public Education Officer, Agnes Ogungbemi, said the auto accident which occurred on Tuesday morning at Iwaraja Junction, claimed the lives of six persons and left others severely injured.

The collision involved a red Toyota Sienna with registration number KTU896HX and green coloured Zafira Opel with number GBA440XA which were travelling in opposite directions on the Ipetu-Ilesa axis of the Ilesa-Akure expressway.

According to her, the N21,900 which belongs to the driver was handed over to the Nigeria Police Ijebu Ijesa. While the N27.1 million was handed over to the family members after they were contacted.

Ogungbemi said: “The accident involved 11 males and 3 females. Six males lost their lives, while seven others sustained severe injuries and only one person was unhurt.

The injured victims were taken to Wesley hospital Ilesa while bodies were deposited at the same hospital morgue.

N21,900 that belongs to the driver who drove GBA440XA OPEL ZAFIRA was handed over to the Nigeria Police Ijebu Ijesa. The Nigeria Police towed the vehicles to their station.

The sum of twenty-seven million one hundred and seventy-one thousand, four hundred Naira (N27,171,400) only was recovered and handed over to the victims’ family members.”