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  • Updated: December 26, 2020

FRSC Confirms Kwara Auto-Crash Killed 10, Injured 16 On Christmas Day

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Zaccheus Ukhueleigbe
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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Kwara has confirmed that 10 persons lost their lives in an accident along Idofian-Ilorin on Christmas day.

Kwara Sector Commander, Jonathan Owoade, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the crash was caused by speed limit violation and wrong overtaking.

It occurred near the Unilorin Sugar Research Institute.

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“The fatal accident involved two vehicles – a commercial Nissan Vanette bus and a private Honda Accord car. Twenty-seven people were involved.

“Ten died, nine of them burnt beyond recognition, while 16 persons sustained various degrees of injuries. One other person was rescued unhurt”, Owoade said.

The injured have been moved to Kwara State General Hospital and University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH).

Others were taken to Ile Anu Medical Centre at Idofian, and the corpses.

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Zaccheus Ukhueleigbe
Zaccheus Ukhueleigbe

is a media and communications professional | digital media strategist. A proud Nigerian and an advo...

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