Sallah Day tragedy: 1 dies, 3 injured in Kwara road accident

Eid-el-Fitr celebration in Ilorin, Kwara state, was marred by a motor accident which claimed the life of one person and left three others seriously injured.

Blueprint Weekend reports that a motorcycle on which three of the victims were riding rammed into a vehicle.

The victims were reportedly returning from Ilorin Eid Prayer Ground when the incident occurred at Balogun Fulani Area.

Or correspondent gathered that the deceased simply identified as Suraju, from Alamo compound, Okelele, Ilorin, died at a medical facility where he was rushed to after the accident and has since been buried at the Muslim Cemetery, Osere Area, Ilorin.

This is as two of the victims were admitted at the General Hospital, Surulere, Ilorin, while the fourth victim was taken to a local bone setting centre at Dada Area for treatment.

When contacted, the Kwara state Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Frederick Ogidan, could not confirm the incident but stated: “I will find out if there is anything like that and I will let you know.”