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Road Accident Claims 10 Lives, Several Injured In Kwara

A Fatal road accident along Kanbi, in Moro local government area of Kwara state has reportedly killed no less than 10 people with other 9 passengers sustained serious injuries.

It was gathered that the accident which occurred on Friday 16th of July, 2021, involved a white coloured commercial Toyota Hiace with registration number XC 157 SMK and a blue Ford Truck used for transporting log.

19 people were confirmed to involved in the accident all together and 10 passengers died immediately.

The remaining 9 people with injuries have been taken to the hospital for treatment while corps of 10 people have been deposited at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH).

Confirming the accident, the Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Jonathan Owoade said the accident happened in the wee hours of Friday morning.

“The driver of the 18 passenger bus survived. They were coming from Minna going to Offa but rammed into a stationary log carrying truck which had broke down on the road”

“10 of them died instantly while the survivors including the driver have been taken to the hospital. The corpses have been deposited at the morgue of the UITH”, he said.

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