Pilgrims Die In Car Accident


Members of the Catholic Diocese of Osogbo, in the Otan Ayegbaju area of Osun State, died in a ghastly motor accident on Sunday 9th February, 2020, they are about six in number, they were about 15 in number, 6 died at the spot, while 9 sustained serious injuries the accident happened along Ila Orangun/Ikirun Road.

Reports have it that the deceased were headed to the annual pilgrimage of the church when the accident happened. 

The Osun State Police confirmed the incident, adding that nine people were also injured in the crash.

“The accident occurred around 11:00am on Sunday when the driver of a Toyota bus with number plate, Lagos GGE 109 DY, with 18 passengers of the Catholic Diocese of Osogbo, Lagere, Ile Ife Parish, lost control and entered a ditch.

According to the command; Six died, while nine people were injured. The injured victims were taken to a hospital in Iree for treatment. The remains of the six people that were confirmed dead by a doctor were deposited in the morgue of the Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital, Osogbo.


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