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10 Die In Kwara Crash, FRSC Recovers N60,750

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No fewer than 10 persons were killed on Thursday in a road accident at Ile Pupa, along the Jebba-Bode Saadu-Ilorin Expressway in the Moro Local Government Area of Kwara State.

It was gathered that the crash was caused by wrongful overtaking and speed violations.

According to the report,three vehicles were involved in the crash as seven male adults, one female adult and two female children lost their lives.

A statement by the Federal Road Safety Corps on Friday said the incident happened around 6.30pm and involved a total number of 17 persons.

According to the first information report of the FRSC, the three vehicles involved in the accident were one petroleum tanker, a Toyota Corolla driven by one Oladokun Waheed, and a Volkswagen Sharon minibus.

Speaking on the incident, the FRSC Sector Commander, Frederick Ogidan, said a total sum of N60,750 was recovered from the scene of the crash.

He noted that survivors of the crash sustained varying degrees of injury, adding that the injured were taken to the Shalom Hospital, Bode Saadu, while the dead were deposited in the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital’s mortuary.

“Motorists are advised to be cautious of the way they speed and overtake wrongfully. FRSC Kwara will commence another round of enforcement on speed violation and overloading from Monday, July 17, 2023, as we cannot tolerate a situation where 10 lives are lost in a single crash,” he added.

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