A pregnant woman and eight others were reported burnt to death in a multiple auto crash in the Ilorin metropolis, the state capital of Kwara state.

Radio Nigeria gathered that, the multiple fatal accident, which occurred at the Ilorin International Airport road on Ilorin-Ogbomoso expressway involved a commercial passenger bus and a private vehicle.

One of the vehicles involved in the crash was said to have carried kegs filled with petrol.

The vehicles involved are Ash colour Toyota Corolla car and a white colour Toyota Hiace commercial bus, whose drivers had no national driver’s licence.

A total number of 20 people which included eight males and 12 females were said to have been involved in the crash.

Confirming the incident, the state sector commander of the FRSC, Jonathan Owoade, said the crash was caused as a result of over speeding.

Anthonia Akanji /PR


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