Sallah: 10 killed in Kwara road crash

Sallah: 10 killed in Kwara road crash


No fewer than 10 travellers have reportedly died in a lone road crash in Moro Local Government Area of Kwara State.

The tragedy involving an 18-seater commercial Hiace bus at about 4p.m on Tuesday (Sallah Day), according to the Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC.

State sector Commander of Commission, Jonathan Owoade, confirmed the incident at Iyemoja on the Olooru-Okolowo area of the Ilorin-Jebba highway.

He blamed the crash on speed violation, adding that other victims of the crash suffered varying degrees of fracture injuries.

The FRSC Official gave the registration number of the commercial vehicle as LND 742XK, and cautioned drivers against overspeeding.

Bodies of the dead travellers had been deposited at the morgue of General Hospital, Ilorin, the State Capital.

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