About 13 passengers died in a motor accident on the Benin-Ore road this at 7.45 this morning.
The accident involved 2 vehicles, a mass transit Toyota Hiace bus and an Iveco truck descending a slop. They had a head-on-collision.
13 passengers died in the bus which was coming from Lagos while 3 people, including the truck driver, survived.
The victims have been taken to Shiloh Hospital, Ugbogui in Edo for treatment while corpses were deposited at the mortuary of the same hospital.
The Commission said the obstruction caused as a result of the accident had been promptly cleared.