Federal Road Safety Corps Confirms Eighteen Injuries In Two Auto Crashes In Kwara

Written by on January 6, 2023

No fewer than 18 people have been injured in multiple accidents involving over 30 people in Kwara State. It was gathered that the incident occurred on Wednesday at the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) checkpoint after Pasa bridge in Eyenkorin after a brake failure.

According to reports, the checkpoint had witnessed a similar accident that left one officer killed and another seriously injured on Tuesday.

The Kwara State Commandant of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Frederick Ade Ogidan said no lives were lost, confirming that many victims of the accident sustained serious injuries’.

He added that the first accident involved a green-colored Peugeot 406 and a white Toyota Corolla, which left five people injured out of the six involved, noting that the second accident involved four vehicles – a silver Mazda Premacy, a blue Toyota Camry, a grey Honda Accord and a white Mack trailer involving 30 persons.

He attributed the crashes to overspeeding and brake failure, adding that the victims have been taken to the Ilorin General Hospital.

 


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