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Auto crash: 6 travelers feared dead in Kwara

No fewer than six persons, traveling along Falokun community of the popular Offa-Ajase Ipo road in Kwara state on Thursday, died in a fatal multiple auto accident, ROYAL NEWS reports.

The victims, according to findings were two males, two females and two female children.

It was gathered that the accident, which happened at about 2:35 pm was reportedly caused by twin factors of speed violation and wrong overtaking.

Eight persons said to involve in the accident include three males, three females and two female children.

The injured persons were said to be a male and one female.

Speaking on the incident, the state sector commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Jonathan Owoade, said that the injured persons suffered varying degrees of injury such as fracture and bruises, adding that there was no first aid treatment administered on them.

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It was also gathered that the two vehicles involved in the multiple accident include a grey colour private Peugeot 406 salon car with registration number RBC 424 DW and a blue colour private Mazda 323 vehicle with registration number BWR 590 BJ.

According to the report by the Kwara state sector command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on the road crash, the two drivers of the vehicles involved in the accident had no national drivers licence.

The sector commander also said that items recovered from the scene of the crash included luggages, which he added that had been handed over to the Police officers at Ajase Police Division.

He also said that the obstruction caused by the crash had been cleared, adding that injured persons were taken to General Hospital, Offa for medical treatment and the corpses deposited at General Hospital Offa mortuary

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