On Friday. The Kwara State Chapter of the Road Safety Corps (FRSC), confirmed 10 people that died in an auto crash accident along Idofian-Ilorin road.

Jonathan Owoade, who is the Kwara state FRSC Commander, revealed this to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ilorin that the auto crash accident was as a result of over speed and wrong overtaking.

FRSC Commander disclosed that the incident, which happened near the Unilorin Sugar Research Institute, involved two motor and 27 passengers.
Jonathan Owoade counsel motorists to be patient while driving on the road, noting that they should limit their speed in order to have a safe trip.

He said, “It is another sad incident occurring on the Idofian-Ilorin road axis.

“The fatal accident involved two vehicles – a commercial Nissan Vanette bus and a private Honda Accord car.

“Twenty-seven people were involved, sadly 10 died, nine of them burnt beyond recognition, while 16 persons sustained various degrees of injuries.

One other person was rescued unhurt."

Owoade added that the response group of FRSC had taken the injured passenger to the Kwara State General Hospital and the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH).

Some others were also taken to Ile Anu Medical Centre at Idofian.

Owoade said that the corpses have been deposited at UITH.

He urged those travelling on the route to be careful and ensure that their vehicles are in good condition.

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