State spokesperson for the commission Kabiru Ibrahim told reporters that the accident involved 23 persons, five of whom died instantly, while 18 sustained serious injuries.
Ibrahim urged motorists to apply extra care while as many have lost their lives due to reckless driving.
Road accidents take place frequently in Nigeria due to reckless driving, bad road conditions.
More than 1,000 are killed on the road each year in the country. Enditem
Source: Xinhua/News Ghana