Nine die in Abuja crash as FRSC advises drivers against night trips

Nine individuals have been confirmed useless and ten others injured in a deadly crash at Yangoji-Abaji highway, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.

The Corps Public Schooling Officer (CPEO), Federal Highway Security Corps (FRSC),Bisi Kazeem, confirmed this in an announcement on Sunday in Abuja.

Mr Kazeem mentioned the crash concerned a Toyota Hiace Bus with automobile registration quantity KTG-450 KQ and Howo Sino truck came about alongside Yangoji-Abaji highway at about 6:05 a.m. on Sunday.

He mentioned the bus was coming from Osun whereas heading to Katsina State, however sadly crashed right into a stationary Trailer.

“Twenty-two folks have been concerned in the crash. They have been all males. Ten have been injured and 9 have been killed. First assist was given to 2.

“The FRSC recovered N3,170, six baggage and 4 cell phones.

“The rescue was a joint group of zebra 6 Yangoji, zebra 6, 16 Abaji and police. Nevertheless, the injured victims taken to common hospital, Abaji by zebra 16 and police on patrol.

“Whereas the 9 corpses have been deposited at a mortuary in Normal Hospital, Kwali, Abuja and the Nigerian Police Power, (NPF) Kwali division has taken over the investigation,” he mentioned.

Mr Kazeem quoted the Performing Corps Marshal, FRSC, Dauda Biu, as saying that the crash resulted from harmful overtaking and eventual lack of management.

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The Performing Corps Marshal pressured that crashes at night have been extra deadly than day time.

He reiterated that the corps would redouble its efforts by continually participating the motoring public nationwide.

This, he mentioned, could be via aggressive consciousness and sensitisation marketing campaign, till the specified consequence was achieved.

Mr Biu suggested automobile homeowners to make sure that their autos have been in order earlier than placing them on the highway, to keep away from highway crashes, particularly at night.

(NAN)


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