10 Die, Others Injured In Kwara Auto Crash


    By Mosunmola Ayobami,  Kwara

    No fewer than 10 people lost their lives in a fatal road accident in Kanbi, Moro Local Government Area of Kwara State in the early hours of Friday.

    Westernpost gathered that the accident involved a white commercial Toyota Hiace with registration number XC 157 SMK and a blue Ford Truck used for transporting logs.

    Our correspondent also gathered that 19 passengers were involved in the accident out of which 10  died instantly.

    Others who sustained injuries were taken to the hospital for treatment, while the dead were deposited at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Westernpost gathered.

    The commercial bus driver who was on top speed had a head-on collision with the truck, an eyewitness said.

    When contacted, the  Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Jonathan Owoade said the incident occurred in the wee hours of Friday.

    He said, “The driver of the 18 passenger bus survived. They were coming from Minna going to Offa but rammed into a stationary log carrying truck which had broken down on the road.

    “10 of them died instantly while the survivors ,including the driver have been taken to the hospital.

    “The corpses have been deposited at the morgue of the UITH.”


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