It beats logic why drivers continue to drive recklessly in spite of all the campaigns against such behaviour on the roads.

A bus with registration number KSF 01 XC was coming from Idiroko but wrongfully over took a vehicle at a corner, leading to a head-on collision with a Cabstar bus with registration number LSD 491 XQ.

This happened at Alakara on the Owode-Idiroko highway on Tuesday.

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The result is that three persons died while five sustained various degrees of injuries in the accident.

Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Public Relations Officer of the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) confirmed the development.

“The accident resulted in the death of three people while five sustained various degrees of injuries.

“The corpses of the victims had been deposited at the General Hospital, Ilaro, while the injured persons were receiving intensive treatment at General Hospital, Idiroko.’’

Akinbiyi said that TRACE and other agencies had been clearing the debris of the accident to restore traffic flow on the road.

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