No fewer than five policemen of the Nigerian Police Mobile Force have reportedly lost their lives in a ghastly motor accident in Ondo State. The accident was said to have occurred along the Oba Ile Road, Akure, the Ondo State capital on Tuesday.
TELL gathered that the victims were in a Toyota Hilux vehicle and heading towards the airport when it was involved in the accident.
An eye witness attributed the accident to overspeeding by the driver as he negotiated a sharp bend on the road.
The police Public Relations Officer, Tee-Leo Ikoro, who confirmed the tragic incident however said he was yet to ascertain the number of casualties. “I will have to go to the hospital where they (victims) were taken to, to ascertain the number of the casualties,” Ikoro said.