Brake failure leads to Nigerian Correctional Service vehicle accident in Ilorin, four dead

A vehicle belonging to the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) carrying inmates from the prison facility in Okekura, Ilorin, the capital of Kwara State, was involved in a fatal accident on Thursday.

Witnesses say that the vehicle’s brakes failed, leading to the accident in the Oja-oba area of Ilorin. Not less than four people died in the accident, and many others were injured.

Photos of the accident scene uploaded to social media by a resident show the NCoS vehicle heavily damaged, with its windows and rear windshield broken.

Nigerian Correctional Service vehicle involved in fatal accident in Ilorin

A vehicle belonging to the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) carrying inmates from the prison facility in Okekura, Ilorin, the capital of Kwara State, was involved in a fatal accident on Thursday.

Brake failure suspected to be the cause of the accident

Witnesses say that the vehicle’s brakes failed, leading to the accident in the Oja-oba area of Ilorin.

Not less than four people dead, many injured

Not less than four people died in the accident, and many others were injured.

Photos of the accident scene show heavily damaged vehicle

Photos of the accident scene uploaded to social media by a resident show the NCoS vehicle heavily damaged, with its windows and rear windshield broken.

Conclusion

The accident is a tragedy, and our thoughts are with the families and friends of the victims. We hope that the injured make a full recovery.

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