Muhammed Husaini, the Sector Commander of the Osun State Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), on Tuesday announced that 47 deaths were recorded from road accidents between January and March.
Speaking to journalists in Osogbo, he said 71 crashes, involving more than 333 persons, occurred in the state within the period.
The State Sector Commander blamed the accidents on over speeding, poor condition of roads, as well as failure by motorists to comply with traffic rules and regulations.
Husaini urged motorists to comply with road safety rules, adding that the commission was posed to securing lives on the roads.
He warned that anybody caught violating traffic rules would be arrested and prosecuted.