Ten killed in Kogi road accident

Ten people have been confirmed dead in a ghastly motor accident that occurred on Lokoja-Anyigba road in Kogi State, on Thursday.

The accident which occurred at about 3:40 am on Ajegwu bridge involved a luxury bus with registration number Anambra XE536AWK and a Toyota Hiace passenger bus.

According to the Kogi State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Solomon Agure, 73 people were involved in the accident, saying that ten of them died on the spot.

He said that five other persons were fatally injured with deep cut injuries.

Agure said that the injured were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment while the corpses were deposited at the Holy Memorial Mortuary, Ochadamu, near Anyigba.

The FRSC Commander attributed the accident to overspending and possible loss of control, saying that full investigation into the incident was ongoing.

Agure disclosed that obstruction caused by the accident on the ever-busy road had been cleared and traffic normalcy restored.

He said that rescue operations and clearance of the obstruction were carried out by FRSC with the support of other security agencies.

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