road accident

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed that five persons lost their lives in a ghastly motor accident that occurred on Lokoja-Abuja road on Saturday.
It also said that five others, who were seriously injured in the crash, were currently receiving treatment at the Ideal Hospital Koton Karfe.

The Kogi Sector Commander of the Corps, Garba Mohammed, said in Lokoja that the victims were all adults, four men and a woman. He said that they were among the 13 passengers in two commercial vehicles that had a head-on collision at a spot in Achabo village near Gegu at about 12 noon.

Mohammed said that the two vehicles were a Volkswagen Sharon with registration number Lagos AKD 910 XD and a green Volkswagen Joker Wagon with registration number Lagos AGL568 AQ.

According to him they were coming from the opposite direction when they had the crash and blamed the accident on wrong overtaking on the part of one of the drivers, saying that the accident could have been avoided.

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