Tragedy struck in Ipetu Ijesa of Oriade local government of Osun State, on Thursday, when an official of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), reportedly died in a road accident.
Though the name of the deceased FRSC official was still unknown as of the time of filing this report.
It was learnt that the accident involved a White Nissan Primera car with marked AE 365 GBK and a Toyota Hilux with registration number AO1585RS, belonging to the FRSC.
It was gathered that four other officials of the FRSC, who were inside the Toyota Hilux sustained severe injuries.
The accident was said to have occurred around 1.00 pm at Power line, after Rain Oil filling station, Ipetu-Ijesa.
The Sector Commander of the FRSC in Osun State, Mrs Kudirat Ibrahim, confirmed the accident, but she kept mum on the death of their official in the auto crash.
She, however, explained that the four injured FRSC officials have been taken to Wesley hospital, Ilesa and Olujobi hospital, Ipetu-Ijesa for medical attention.
Ibrahim said that the driver of the car lost control and rammed into the FRSC officials at their checkpoint.