Four dead, six injured in Kogi road accident

Four persons have been confirmed dead while six others sustained varying degrees of injuries in a motor accident on Kabba-Lokoja-Abuja road.

The Federal Road Safety Corps, Kogi State Sector Commander, Stephen Dawulung, who confirmed the incident on Wednesday, explained that one person escaped unscathed.

Dawulung said the accident involved a bus and that it occurred at 3.10 p.m. on Tuesday, at Km 2, Line 3, Obajana, Kogi on Kabba-Lokoja-Abuja road.

He said the injured persons were rescued by the corps’ personnel and were quickly rushed to a hospital in Obajana for treatment while the four bodies were deposited in the hospital’s morgue.

He said that the accident was caused by over-speeding that could not be controlled when one of the tyres deflated, resulting in a summersault.

“If the driver wasn’t at high speed, the accident might not have occurred or it could have been mild.

“It’s unfortunate that most times, you see drivers competing on the…

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