The federal Road Safety commission (FRSC) in Osun State on Tuesday made it known that nine persons died in various road accidents in the state. The FRSC sector commander, Mr Peter Oke told journalists that the accidents were caused by speeding , wrongful overtaking and carelessness of the drivers.

He furthermore explained that the total number of road accidents in the month of January had really been a sorry case in Osun.

It was stated that the accident occurred at about 12:30pm at Danco filling station which involved a black Toyota Corolla car with number plate 474XP.