Four persons including a commercial driver have been confirmed dead in an accident which occured along Olokuta/Shasha Road, in Akure, Ondo State today.
According to eyewitnesses, the accident occured when a Sienna bus, coming from Ondo axis had a head on collision with a hummer bus coming from the Akure axis.
The four Persons were said to have died instantly.
According to them, it took the intervention of motorists and residents around the area to rescue other passengeres who were trapped in the vehicles.
Men of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC in Ondo state later arrived the scene and removed the corpses of the victims to the mortuary.
The accident led to a gridlock on the Akure-Ondo road for several hours.
By OLUWATOSIN IGHOTEGUONO