Atleast seven persons died in Ekiti on Wednesday in a ghastly road crash involving two passenger vehicles .
It iwas an head on collision between an 18-passenger bus and a Toyota car when one of the vehicles was trying to dodge a pothole and lost control, and collided with the oncoming vehicle traveling to Ado Ekiti.
The Federal Road Safety Sector Commander in Ekiti State, Mr. Olusola Joseph, who refuted ear,or the claim that 19 persons had died , revealed that the number of passengers that occupied the two vehicles were 17.
The Sector Commander clarified that seven passengers lost their lives and the victims had been deposited in the morgue.
The FRSC boss said: “Those who lost their lives had been deposited in the mortuary. They were all male passengers. They were occupants of the two vehicles.
“The passengers that suffered varying degrees of injuries are presently being treated at the Afe Babalola Multisysstem hospital in Ado Ekiti”.
Joseph warned motorists against overspeeding, he described as the reason for unwarranted carnages on Nigerian roads, by strictly observing traffic safety rules and regulation.