Three killed in Ekiti accident

Abiodun Nejo, Ado Ekiti

Three persons were killed in an accident involving two cars along Ayegbaju-Ifaki Ekiti Road on Saturday.

Sources, who said the accident involved some wedding guests, blamed the mishap on speeding.

The sources, who gave conflicting reports on the fatality figure, said the dead had been taken to morgues while the injured were rushed to hospital for medical attention.


The Police Public Relations Officer, Ekiti State Command, Sunday Abutu, who confirmed the accident, said, “It was a fatal accident that claimed three lives.”

Abutu said, “One Mazda car and a Toyota Sienna car had head-on-collision along Ifaki-Ayegbaju Road. In the process, two persons died from the Sienna and one from the other car.”