Four persons have been confirmed dead in a motor accident involving a vehicle and a tricycle in Offa, Kwara State.
According to eyewitnesses, eight persons including two students of the Federal Polytechnic, Offa (FEDPOFFA), were involved in the accident, which occurred in the early hours of Wednesday.
It was learnt that the vehicle, a Toyota Camry car, rammed into the oncoming tricycle conveying four persons to the school compound.
The tricycle rider and three others died instantly while the two students and two unidentified persons are receiving treatment at the General Hospital in Offa.
According to PremiumTimes, the driver of the Toyota Camry ran for his life, a move that angered the students and residents of the community. In their reaction to the driver’s escape, they burnt the vehicle.
The FRSC sector commander in Kwara state confirmed the accident and noted that the bodies of the victims have been deposited at the General Hospital, Offa.171