81 die, 244 injured in road accidents 

CITIZENS COMPASS– FEDERAL Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Osun State Command, on Friday, said 81 lives were lost while 244 were injured in separate road accidents between January and November 2022.

The Command said about 313 road accidents were recorded in the outgoing year.

This was disclosed by the FRSC Osun Sector Commander, Paul Okpe, while speaking with newsmen in Osogbo on Friday.

Okpe said, “81 people died in 313 road traffic crashes in Osun State between January and November 2022. Also in the crashes, 244 sustained various degrees of injuries.”

Speaking further, Okpe also explained that the major cause of the crashes was traffic violation on the parts of the drivers plying the roads, especially Lagos-Ibadan to Abuja and other parts of the north.

He advised drivers to rest whenever they feel tired, saying after driving for a period of four hours, they should observe at least 30 minutes rest.

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