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Four Die in Fatal Auto Crash in Offa, Kwara State


By Mosunmola Ayobami, Kwara

A fatal auto crash on Wednesday killed four persons in Offa, Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State.

The auto crash occurred at about 10:27am on the popular Offa-Ojoku road.

Involved in the accident are a Toyota Camry car and a tricycle also known as Keke NAPEP.

It was gathered that the Toyota Camry car driven by an auto-mechanic rammed into the tricycle, killing three of the occupants and a roadside female trader.

Eyewitness account revealed that some students of the Federal Polytechnic Offa, who were also in the tricycle, sustained injuries in the accident.

WESTERN POST also gathered that in anger irate mob torched the Toyota Camry car and burnt it to ashes.

Confirming the incident, Kwara State Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Jonathan Owoade, said the deceased persons had been deposited at the General Hospital, Offa.

He added that the accident occurred around Awraba Hotel Junction, adding that the accident involved eight persons.

Mr. Owoade said the other four persons injured were also receiving treating at the same hospital.

The FRSC boss said the “Toyota Camry was burnt by the angry mob (made up of mainly students).

“The situation is under control. The other sister agencies and our staff were on ground. Members of the Nigerian Navy, Nigeria Police and Civil Defence Corps were on ground too to restore normalcy.”



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