An auto crash on Sallah Day, Tuesday July 20 , in Kwara has claimed the lives of 10 people. The crash involving an 18-seater commercial Hiace bus, occurred at a location called Iyemoja, in Olooru-Oko Olowo, in the Moro Local Government Area of Kwara State , along the Ilorin-Jebba Expressway . According to reports, the crash, was caused by over speeding, and it happened around 4pm.
The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Jonathan Owoade, who confirmed the incident, said several other passengers suffered varying degrees of injuries. He added that the injured were taken to a private medical facility, Ayo Hospital, Oko Olowo, and the General Hospital, Ilorin, for treatment while the corpses were deposited in the morgue of the general hospital.