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Osun records 81 deaths in 313 Road Traffic Crashes in 2022

The Federal Road Safety Commission on Friday says 81 persons were killed in 313 road traffic crashes in Osun State between January and November 2022. 

The FRSC Sector Commander in Osun state, Paul John Okpe in an exclusive chat with Daily Trust Osogbo, the state capital said 244 sustained various degrees of injuries in the crashes. 

He noted that majority of the crashes occured due to traffic violation by drivers traveling from Lagos-Ibadan to Abuja and other parts of the North.  

Okpe warns drivers against driving when tired to prevent accidents on the roads, saying that driving tired is as dangerous as driving drunk. 

He advised drivers to observe 30 Minutes rest period after every four hours drive.

The State Coordinator of Special Marshal, Gbenga Aluko also advised all road users to always avoid route violation.


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