Two persons have reportedly lost their lives in separate auto accidents in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital.

Positive fm gathered that the two persons, a male and a female were killed by trucks at Post Office and Eyenkorin areas of the metropolis.

An articulated vehicle known as trailer was said to have crushed the man, Usman Salakani to death at the Post Office area , while the woman lost her life at Eyenkorin in the afternoon.

The public relations officer of the state command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Babawale Afolabi confirmed the Post Office incident.

He explained that the victim was a driver and was trying to collect money from the truck driver when his foot slipped off and was subsequently crushed to death by the rear tyre of the truck.

It was gathered that officers of the NSCDC Crisis Management department and Kwara State Transport Management Authority (KWATMA) later evacuated the remains of the victim from the scene of accident.

Meanwhile the state commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Jonathan Owoade, who confirmed the Eyenkorin incident, said that the irate mob that had gathered at the scene of the accident, prevented law enforcement agents from performing their duties.

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