The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Kogi says four persons died while six persons sustained injuries on Tuesday in an accident on Kabba-Lokoja-Abuja Road.
Kogi Sector Commander Stephen Dawulung confirmed the incident in Lokoja on Wednesday, explaining that one person did not sustain injury.
Mr Dawulung said that 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 that 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.
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He said that the accident was caused by the speed that could not be controlled when one of the tyres deflated, resulting in a summersault. “If the driver wasn’t on high speed, the accident might not have occurred or it could have been mild.