Mr Ahmed Hassan, the State Sector Commander of FRSC who confirmed the story to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Akure, said that the accident involved two vehicles.
Hassan, who explained that the accident occurred on Sunday, said it involved a J5 bus marked LSR 855 XF and a truck with registration number, AKD 880 XX.
According to him, the crash was caused by speed violations and loss of control on the part of the vehicles.
A total of 13 people were involved in the crash which resulted in the death of five persons on the spot while eight others sustained leg and head injuries.
The victims were taken to Federal Medical Center (FMC), Owo, while the corpses were deposited at the centers morgue,