A road accident involving a motorcycle, an articulated truck and Toyota car has killed five persons in Akure, Ondo State.
The accident occurred on Thursday evening along the Oba-Ile-Airport road in the state capital.
Witnesses said the motorcyclist known as Okada had a head on collision with the car and in an effort of the truck to avoid crushing the car, lost control and rammed into a building.
Several other persons were injured in the accident.
Spokesman for the Ondo Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Abiola Fadumo, confirmed the accident but said he was yet to know the actual casualties and cause of the accident.