11 die in Kwara auto crash

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.

The Nigerian Tribune gathered that the crash which occurred around 4:00 pm at Onipako village involved two vehicles.

The vehicles involved in the fatal accident are red colour Toyota Corolla car with registration number AAA 250 CB and an ash colour 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 said that 15 people injured in the crash were males, adding 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 that the injured were taken to Jebba Medical Centre and Emmanuel Hospital, Jebba.



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