• News - South West - Ekiti
  • Updated: May 03, 2023

Ekiti Auto Accident Claims Lives Of Three Clerics, One Other

Four persons, it has been reported, have lost their lives in a ghastly motor accident along Otun-Iro-Ekiti road in Moba local government area of Ekiti State.

Three of the deceased who died in the accident on Tuesday were clerics of orthodox churches in the area.

One of the deceased, it was learnt is a relative of one of the clerics travelling for a ceremony.

It was learned that the vehicle carrying the victims somersaulted twice leading to their instant death.

An eyewitness said five other passengers who sustained injuries were taken to the Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido-Ekiti for treatment, while the four corpses were deposited in the morgue.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Sunday Abutu, when contacted, confirmed the accident.

She revealed that men of the Command were immediately drafted to the area.

“We got the information, our men from the traffic section were deployed to the axis.

“The bodies of the deceased were recovered and moved to a hospital where they were confirmed dead. We are monitoring the situation.

"An investigation is still ongoing to ascertain the cause of the accident.”

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