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Five persons including a couple have lost their lives in an auto crash at the University of Ilorin, Kwara State capital.
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that the accident which occured around 10pm on Monday, killed four persons instantly while others sustained different degrees of injuries.
PLATFORM TIMES further gathered that
two of the deceased victims were students, while two others are said to be a couple who were on board at Korope mini bus when the accident occurred.
An unconfirmed report said the fifth injured person involved in the accident died on Tuesday, raising the death toll to five.
The Spokesperson of the institution, Kunle Akogun, said in a statement that they received with sadness news of the unfortunate auto accident that occurred on campus on Monday evening.
His words”The said accident resulted in some fatalities while some occupants of the cars involved also sustained varying degrees of injuries.
“We commiserate with the parents of the deceased and beseech Almighty God to comfort them in this trying period.
“We also condole the entire student body of the University on the sad loss of their colleagues.
“Management also wishes the injured quick and total recovery”.
The management of the institution enjoined all vehicle users to strictly abide by traffic rules and regulations, especially as they concern speed limits