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Friday, July 23, 2021

Ondo Auto Crash Claims 10 Lives

No fewer than 10 persons were  reportedly feared killed in a fatal road accident involving a truck and 18 -seater bus at the Olu foam junction, along Akure/Owo Expressway, Àkúré, the Ondo State Capital, on Thursday night around 9pm.

An eye witness said the carnage involved a trailer with registration number KJA 14 XW, which collided with the bus from the opposite direction while avoiding a collision with an Okada rider.

Sources said the trailer eventually crushed the Okada rider before colliding with the bus marked USL 498 XB.

The bus was loaded with 18 passengers, including four underage children.

Sympathisers and residents rallied the victims and assisted officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to evacuate the victims to the Ondo state University of Medical Sciences (UNIMED) Teaching Hospital, Àkúré while the corpses of the deceased were also deposited at the hospital morgue.

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