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Sunday, 22 September 2019

Five Wedding Guests Die In Ghastly Road Accident In Ekiti



No less than five individuals reportedly died in a road accident along the Ado-Ikere Road of Ekiti State as wedding guests on Saturday night.

The accident engaged an 18-seater bus belonging to Ekiti State Market Women, which at the time of the incident supposedly transported some visitors from a wedding reception.

While three of the occupants were said to have died on the spot, sources said that two of the wounded had previously rushed to Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti, to receive medical attention, died of injuries suffered.

Sources said the driver of the bus lost control of the vehicle while speeding and it somersaulted several times.

A source said, “The injured occupants of the vehicle have been taken to hospital for medical attention while the remains of the three dead persons have also been evacuated to the morgue.

A source at the EKSUTH said, “Two of the injured occupants rushed for medical attention had died.”

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

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