June 10, 2023

Two persons were reported dead while Others were seriously Injured in a fatal road accident which occurred along the Ministry of Agriculture roundabout, Ilorin on Monday.


According to DAILYPOST Report, The Accident Occured when two private escort vans, allegedly on top speed, ran into the three tricycles at the frontage of the ministry.

One of the escort vans sumersulted and hit the roundabout, while the second one, crushed the three tricycles, killing two persons on the spot.

It was learnt that that the timely intervention of some citizens saved the life of one of the escort van drivers who was prevented from being lynched by an irate mob including, ‘Keke napep’ commercial transporters who had mobilised their members to the scene of the accident.

DAILYPOST Report Clearly Stated that the Security forces from the state police command arrived at the scene at 11.21a.m, shooting teargas to disperse the angry crowd, who had blocked the free flow of traffic between Zango-Kulende and Maraba road.

“Blood stains were found on the damaged tricycles crushed by the escort vans.”

“The spokesman of the state police command, Mr Okasanmi Ajayi, when contacted on phone at 11a.m, said he was on the way to the scene.”

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