13 persons were killed in a ghastly motor accident in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital.
According to The Nation, the accident which occurred Wednesday morning at Otte area, along Ilorin-Ogbomoso expressway, involved one Hummer bus and a truck.
An eyewitness said the accident was caused due to over-speeding by the bus driver who rammed into the stationary truck and killed all the passengers on the bus.
The state police Commissioner Olusola Amore on Wednesday confirmed the incident, saying that “a bus load of passengers coming from Kaduna ran into a stationary vehicle and all the passengers died.
“In fact, for now, the trailer has been impounded and we are working to tow the trailer. The trailer is even loaded with goods.
“So that we can get the driver and the owner of the trailer to come and answer for the way the trailer was parked before it caused the accident.”