At least four passengers on a commercial Nissan Mazda bus were injured Monday when the bus ran into a herd of cows on the Efon Alaaye-Esa-Oke road. One source told reporters that out of every 1000 cows on the road, only seven died in the accident.
The journalists realized that the crash occurred on a steep part of the road near the border between the states of Ekiti and Osun, like the bus, which was accelerating, hit and somersaulted in a ditch due to the extension of the accident.
A source told reporters that “we would have recorded deaths, but officials of the Ita-Ore Federal Road Safety Corps, Efon Alaaye Ekiti, who responded quickly and rescued the accident victims and then took four people to the hospital to receive medical treatment.
The spokesman of the FRSC, Ekiti State Command, Mr. Mohammed Olowo, confirmed the incident but said that only one passenger was injured in the accident.
Olowo said: “It was even a surprise to many people that no one died because of the seriousness of the accident. But seven cows died during the collision. “