Abuja - No less than 17 people have lost their lives in an auto crash along the busy Ilesa-Ife Expressway on Sunday, PUNCH reports.
The accident, which occurred after 4 pm, was allegedly caused by the driver of a Toyota Hiace who moved out of his lane and crashed into Toyota Sienna space bus travelling on the same road.
Ten of the seventeen deceased are said to have been children.
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Items found at the accident scene suggest that the occupants of the Toyota Sienna were set to attend a funeral.
Injured parties have been transported to the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital in Ile Ife for treatment.
The identities of the deceased have not been ascertained at this time.
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