At least 10 wedding guests die in Ekiti car crash

09/24/2019

Posted by: Jane Osuagwu

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What started out as a joyful celebration ended in tragedy as at least 10 wedding guests die in a car accident along Ado-Ikere road in Ekiti. Check details of the accident below!

No fewer than 10 persons said to be wedding guests have been reportedly killed and several others injured in a road accident which happened along Ado-Ikere Road, Ekiti State.

The crash, which Naijauto learned occurred on a Saturday evening, involved an 18 seater bus whose registration number was Ekiti LG 05 MUE and which was said to belong to Ekiti State market women.

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The scene of the car accident which took the lives of 10 wedding guests

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The eyewitnesses at the scene confirmed the passengers were guests coming back from a wedding reception.

One of the eyewitnesses identified as Abiodun said that the accident was caused by speeding and loss of control.

He said,

"The vehicle was speeding and summasulted several times immediately the driver lost control of the wheel.

I counted at least 10 bodies on the road before the arrival of officials of Federal Road Safety Corps."

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Jane Osuagwu is an automotive writer at Naijauto.com. She's a car enthusiast who loves creating educative and informative topics on cars, ranging from maintenance tips to updates on the latest trend in the auto industry in concise and friendly writing. 

Jane is also a blogger and loves reading, inspiring people and getting involved in personal development projects.

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