Auto Crash Claims 11 Lives In Kwara


    By Mosunmola Ayobami, Kwara

    Eleven people on Sunday afternoon lost their lives in an auto crash caused by wrongful overtaking along Jebba-Bode Saadu in the Moro Local Government Area of Kwara State.

    Westernpost gathered that the multiple crash, which occurred around 4:00pm at Onipako village, involved two vehicles.

    The vehicles involved in the fatal auto crash are a Toyota Corolla salon car with registration number AAA 250 CB and a commercial Toyota Hiace bus with registration number LAP 179 XA.

    According to the Kwara State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Jonathan Owoade, there were 26 people involved in the accident; 20 males and six females.

    He said that all the six females involved in the crash died.
    Owoade, who said that 15 people injured in the crash were males, added that they suffered varying degrees of fracture and others.

    The FRSC boss, said that the corpses had been deposited at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Ilorin, adding the injured were taken to Jebba medical centre and Emmanuel hospital, Jebba.

    He said that his team controlled the traffic and later cleared the obstruction.


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