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Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Bloody Eid-el-Kabir: 10 Die in Ghastly Road Accident in Kwara

The Kwara Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) have confirmed the death of 10 persons in a lone crash in the state. 

The FRSC Sector Commander, Jonathan Owoade, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ilorin on Tuesday.

He said that the accident involved a black commercial Toyota Hiace bus with vehicle registration number LND 742 XK.

Mr Owoade said the accident occured on Oko Olowo/Oloru road at Iyemoja on the outskirts of Ilorin, the state capital, adding that the crash was as a result of speed violation.

“The Olooru Unit Command of the FRSC received a call at around 3:50pm today about a crash which occurred at Iyemoja on Oko Olowo-Olooru road axis.

“The crash was a lone fatal one involving a black commercial Toyota Hiace bus with vehicle registration number LND 742XK.

“18 persons were involved and unfortunately 10 of them lost their lives and eight other persons injured.

“The cause of the crash was as a result of speed violation,” he said.

The sector commander said the rescue team of the FRSC had taken the injured persons to Ayo Hospital Okolowo and the General Hospital Ilorin, while the corpses have been deposited at the morgue in the general hospital.

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