Ekiti road crash , Five died, many injured


NO fewer than 5 people have misplaced their lives in a deadly road accident alongside Ado-Akure Road Ekiti State on Saturday, whereas many sustained varied levels of accidents.

The accident, which concerned an 18-seater white Toyota hummer bus with registration quantity, Ekiti LG 05 MUE, occurred round 5pm.

The bus belonging to Ekiti State Market Women, which was reportedly conveying some visitors from a marriage reception, had the accident on account of brake failure.

While three of the occupants have been stated to have died on the spot, two among the many injured individuals earlier rushed to Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti, for medical consideration, died additionally owing to the severity of the accidents sustained.

Multiple sources who spoke on situation of anonymity with The Nation stated the motive force of the bus which was on excessive pace misplaced management following which the automobile somersaulted a number of instances.

According to the sources, three occupants of the bus died on the spot whereas others sustained accidents.

They stated: “The injured occupants of the automobile have been taken to hospital for medical consideration whereas the stays of the three useless individuals have additionally been evacuated to the morgue.


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A source on the EKSUTH alleged that “two of the injured occupants rushed for medical attention had died”.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Ekiti State Police Command, Caleb Ikechukwu, who confirmed the accident, stated “It was a lone fatal accident. Three persons were confirmed dead while others sustained various degrees of injuries”.

According to Ikechukwu, it was alleged by some eyes witnesses that the motive force was driving on a excessive pace, so he misplaced management of the automobile and it somersaulted for plenty of instances”.

The police spokesperson confirmed that the injured particular person had been moved to hospital for remedy and the useless to the morgue


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