No less than three persons have lost their lives in a fatal auto crash at Otte town on Ilorin-Ogbomoso highway on Saturday, according to Daily Post.
Several others were injured in the fatal auto crash.
Otte town is some kilometres from Ilorin, the Kwara State capital.
The two vehicles involved in the crash, a pepper laden Mistibushi pickup and a black Toyota corolla private car had a head-on collision, according to eyewitness accounts.
The accident sources revealed was caused by excessive speed.
The three victims reportedly died on the spot.
DAILY POST gathered that the car was coming from Ilorin, while the pepper laden vehicle was heading in the opposite direction.
The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, Jonathan Owoade, confirmed the accident when contacted on phone on Saturday.
He said three persons died, while others sustained fractures and head injuries.
Owoade said the injured victims were taken to the state General Hospital, in Ilorin, while the corpses have been deposited at the morgue.