8 confirmed dead, 36 sustain injuries as trailer loaded with kegs of palm oil fell off flyover along Osogbo-Ibadan Express way

Not more than eight person confirmed dead in an accident along Osogbo-Ibadan express way on Saturday when a trailer fell from a flyover bridge

The trailer which was loaded with palm oil kegs was said to be descending the bridge before loosing control and fell sideways to the side drainage

Operatives of the police force and Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) together with osun state ambulance also know as O-Ambulance arrived the scene to rescue victims

While Speaking with the FRSC Public Relations Officer, Agnes Ogungbemi, the Sector Commander said the Volvo trailer with registration KMC 35 ZJ while ascending the flyover bridge fell sideways into the side drainage, throwing off the kegs of palm oil over the passengers and killed eight of them in the process.

The injured victims were taken to Osun State University Teaching Hospital and the State Hospital, Asubiaro, Osogbo while the dead victims were taken to the mortuary.

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