Seventeen persons have died and two others injured, in a fatal auto crash in Kwara State.
The accident, which occurred at a sharp bend, close to Bacita Junction on the Ilorin-Mokwa highway, involved an 18 seater passenger bus and a truck conveying a container.
Head of Operation of Kwara State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Udeme Eshiet, confirming the accident, says all the 16 passengers in the bus died.
The two occupants of the truck sustained injuries.
The bus was heading to Illorin, while the truck was going to Jebba when the accident occurred.