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4 varsity students die in auto crash, few metres to campus; 10 others injured

By News Express on 22/05/2016

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Four undergraduates of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) yesterday evening lost their lives in an auto crash along Ilesa-Akure Express Road.

The accident which occurred at Ibule in Ifedore Local Government Area of the state, a few metres to the university campus, also left 10 other students injured.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the state command, Mr. Femi Joseph who confirmed the accident attributed the accident to over speeding.

He said some students of the university travelling to Ibadan, Oyo State for a private engagement were involved in a ghastly motor accident.

The PPRO said the accident which involved a Toyota Hiace bus and a motorcycle was caused by over speeding on the part of the driver of the bus.

He hinted that the corpses of the deceased students had been deposited in the morgue, while the injured ones are receiving treatment at different hospitals in the state.

Also the Public Relations Officer of the University, Mr Adegbenro said the students were on a private religious trip when the accident happened.

He said the management of the university was already aware of the accident and already relating with the police on the matter.

He commiserated with the families of the deceased students and their colleagues.

•Text and photo courtesy of Sunday Sun.

Source News Express

Posted 22/05/2016 05:38:34 AM

 

 

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