Not fewer than 4 undergraduate Students of Federal University Of Technology, Akure (FUTA) Ondo state today lost their lives in an auto crash while others sustained degree of injuries along Ilesa-Akure express road.
The incident which occured at Ibule village about one kilometre to FUTA North gate.
The Police Pubic Relations Officer (PPRO) for the state Police Command, Mr Femi Joseph who confirmed the accident attributed it to high speed.
According to him, some students of the university travelling to Ibadan, Oyo state for a religious programme were involved in the ghastly motor accident.
The PPRO said the accident which involved a Toyota hiace bus and amotorcycle was caused by over speeding by the driver of the bus.
He said the the deceased students have been deposited at the mogue,while those injured are receiving treatment at different hospitals in the state.
The University Public Relations Officer, Olu Adegbenro said the students were on a private religious trip when the accident occured.
He said the management of the university was aware of the accident and already relating with the Police on the matter.
Adegbenro commiserated with the families of the deceased students and their colleagues.