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Ekiti student crash: Student’s leg amputated

13 July 2016, 20:25

Ekiti - The right leg of one of the survivors of the accident involving students of the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, on Monday night, has been amputated, Punch reports.

A hospital source said, “The accident badly affected his right leg and he lost so much blood. His leg was amputated to save his life.”

The Ekiti State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Maiwada Ismaila, confirmed that eight persons were involved in the accident, while five died on the spot.

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has declared a three-day state-wide prayer for the repose of the souls of the six students that lost their lives.

The accident occurred around 7.30 pm in front of the main gate of the institution when a Lexus car rammed into a commercial mini bus plying the institution. according to News24.

The students were in a Lexus saloon car and were coming from Ado Ekiti  town to the university when the accident occurred.

- News 24


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