No fewer than seven passengers reportly died in an auto crash which occured along Olooru/Bode Saadu express road on Wednesday, ROYAL NEWS has gathered.
A source who is also son to one of the victims, Ibrahim Buhari told our reporter that, “My father left home in thr morning with the intention of going to Mokwa. Few hours later, I was called and informed of the unfortunate loss in a ghastly motor accident.
“They were seven in the car and all of them died in the incidence at Lumoh village along the Olooru/Bode Sadu expressway.”
Findings revealed that the accident involved two vehicles; a commercial DAF tanker and a private Toyota Corolla car.
The FRSC Sector Commander in the state, Gbenga Owoade, who confirmed the incident, said that seven people were involved in the crash and they all died.
He said, “Early this morning, we got report that there was a road traffic crash which occurred at the Bode Sadu/Oloru axis, at a village called Lumoh.
“Our officers at the Olooru unit command were there early, it was a fatal crash involving two vehicles, a DAF Tanker and a Toyota Corolla car, and seven persons were involved.
“Sadly all seven people involved in the accident lost their lives. There were four males and three females involved in the crash”.
He explained that the cause of the accident was speed limit violation and loss of concentration by both drivers of the vehicles.
The FRSC sector commander said that the corpses of the accident victims have been deposited at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital mortuary.
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