Almost ten persons were on Tuesday reportedly killed in a lone auto crash involving an 18-seater commercial Hiace bus in Kwara State.
NewsBeat gathered that the accident occurred at a location called Iyemoja along Olooru-Okolowo area on the Ilorin-Jebba Expressway in Moro Local Government.
The crash, which was reportedly caused by speed violation, occurred at about 4:00pm.
The state sector commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Jonathan Owoade, who confirmed the incident, said that other victims of the crash suffered varying degrees of fracture injuries.
He gave the registration number of the commercial vehicle as LND 742XK, saying that the rescue team took the injured people to Ayo hospital, Okolowo and the state General Hospital, Ilorin for medical attention.
The FRSC boss also said that the corpses had been deposited at the morgue of the General Hospital, Ilorin, commending the officers of the Nigeria Police for assistance rendered during the incident.
He also cautioned drivers against overspeeding, saying that they should obey all traffic regulations and be mindful of other road users.