It is a black Monday as six persons today lost their lives in a fatal road crash which occurred in Ajue on the Ondo-Ore road in Ondo state.
The accident occurred when the driver of a trailer coming from Ondo town lost control of the wheels and veered off the road before ramming into a Nissan bus loaded with 10 passengers.
The six victims of the accident, who were inside the bus were said to have died on the spot.
Eyewitnesses who spoke with to panafricreporters said that it took the intervention of motorists and sympathizers around the scene before some surviving passengers in the vehicle could be rescued.
Babafemi Alonge, the Unit Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ore, who confirmed the accident, said that the accident involved a truck with registration MUS 321 YF and a Nissan bus with registration RGB 487 XA.
The drivers of the two-vehicle had a collision as a result of carelessness, Mr. Alonge explained.