The Police in Ondo State on Monday confirmed that three persons died in an accident on Okitipupa-Ore road in Okitipupa Local Government Area of the state.
The Divisional Police Officer in Okitipupa, Mr. Titilola Lasisi, confirmed that one person also sustained injuries in the accident which occurred on Sunday night. He said the accident involved two vehicles, which collided near Aye Junction, Okitipupa, at 8pm.
He explained further that the vehicles were a Golf car, marked EDO AE 844 HER, and an Opel car, marked OGUN AM 27 JBD.
Lasisi said that the Golf car, which was conveying the three persons, suddenly veered off its lane and collided with the Opel. He said the driver of the Golf car sustained injuries and was treated at the State Specialist Hospital, Okitipupa, before he was arrested. He also said the remains of the deceased had been deposited at the hospital morgue.