No fewer than five policemen have reportedly died in a fatal accident along the Oba Ile Road, Akure, the Ondo State capital on Tuesday.
The policemen in a Toyota Hilux were said to be heading towards the airport when the incident happened.
An eyewitness said the accident occurred as a result of overspeeding.
The police Public Relations Officer, Tee-Leo Ikoro, has confirmed the incident but said he was yet to ascertain the number of the victims.
“I will have to go to the hospital where they (victims) were taken to, to ascertain the number of the casualties.”