10 killed in Sallah day car crash in Kwara

Ten individuals were killed in an auto accident in Kwara on Sallah Day, Tuesday, July 20.

An 18-seater commercial Hiace bus was involved in a crash along the Ilorin-Jebba Expressway in Iyemoja, in Olooru-Oko Olowo, in the Moro Local Government Area of Kwara State.

According to reports, the accident occurred around 4 p.m. and was caused by overspeeding.

Jonathan Owoade, Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, confirmed the event and stated numerous other passengers were injured to varied degrees.

He went on to say that the injured were transferred to Ayo Hospital in Oko Olowo and the General Hospital in Ilorin for treatment.

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