Breaking: Five Dead, 8 Injured as Police Hilux Van Crashed in Ondo State
No fewer than five mobile policemen were feared killed in a fatal accident along the Oba Ile Road, Akure, the Ondo State capital on Tuesday.
Officers of the Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, revealed that eight other police officers sustained various degree of injuries, in the crash.
Their police Hilux van somersaulted several times before hitting a pavement while trying to negotiate a bed on the Obaile airport road in Akure metropolis.
The police Public Relations Officer, Mr Tee-Leo Ikoro, confirmed the incident but said he was yet to ascertain the number of the victims.
“I will have to go to the hospital where they (victims) were taken to, to ascertain the number of the casualties.”