Ghastly Accident On Okene-Lokoja Kills 12 This Morning


Twelve people died instantly in a ghastly accident which
occurred on Okene-Lokoja road in the early hours of Monday. The accident, which
involved a luxury bus with registration number Lagos KRD 799 LC and a truck
loaded with cattle with registration number Katsina 711 KTN occurred at a spot
at Irepeni Village at about 5a.m.

An eyewitness said the accident occurred when the bus
collided with the truck. According to him, the bus was trying to avoid a
barricade erected on the road by armed robbers and in the process collided with
the truck coming from the opposite direction. More than 30 cows also died in
the accident.
Confirming the accident, the Kogi State Sector Commander of
the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Mr Charles Abochi said that 73
persons were involved in the accident out of which 12 , comprising eight men
and four women died on the spot.

He said that 15 persons, including a female child, 12 men
and three women sustained varying degrees of injuries in the accident.

Follow Us on Facebook – @LadunLiadi; Instagram – @LadunLiadi; Twitter – @LadunLiadi; Youtube – @LadunLiadiTV for updates


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here