Ten persons have reportedly died in an auto crash involving an 18-seater commercial Hiace bus on Sallah day in Kwara state.

Radio Nigeria gathered that the accident occurred at a location called Iyemoja along Olooru-Okolowo area of Ilorin-Jebba expressway in Moro local government area of Kwara state.

The crash was reportedly caused by speed violation.

The state sector commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Jonathan Owoade, who confirmed the incident, said that other victims of the crash suffered varying degrees of injuries.

He said the rescue team took the injured people to hospital at Okolowo and the state General Hospital, Ilorin for medical attention.

Owoade cautioned drivers against over speeding, adding that they should obey all traffic regulations and be mindful of other road users.

Ali Muhammad Rabiu