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13 people killed in Benin-Ore road accident

No fewer than 13 people were killed in auto crash Sunday morning on Benin–Ore road as Anambra mass transit bus driving against traffic collided with a Lagos-bound IVECO truck near Okada.

One person was critically injured and is currently receiving treatment in a hospital close to the scene of the accident.

According to road safety officials, a Toyota Hiace commuter bus with 15 passengers on board crashed headlong into an IVECO Truck while it was descending a steep slope.

The two vehicles collided head on at 7.45 AM on kilometer 53 before Ohosun near the boundary of Ondo and Edo state.

The accident led to the instant death of 13 males, another male was critically injured and rushed to Shiloh Hospital Ugbogui for medical attention. The death victims of the accident were also deposited in the mortuary at the clinic.

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