Saturday, October 27, 2012

BREAKING: 16 Perish In Auto Crash

Sixteen people died in a motor accident, which occurred at Osin River, a suburb of Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. The incident involved a trailer loaded with bags of beans coming from the North and an 18-seater commuter bus.
  One of the survivors of the accident was a 10-year-old boy rescued under the wreckage of the vehicles some hours after the tragic incident.

Eyewitness account told Saturday Sun that the commuter bus was conveying passengers returning to Gbadamu-Ologi village, Ilorin East Local Government from Oke-Oyi market, where they had gone to shop in preparation for the Eid-el-Kabir celebration.

He said that the accident occurred when the driver of the trailer lost control of the vehicle while descending a slope at a high speed and crushed the commuter bus, which was maneuvering the rough part of the spot.

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