Nine dead, 10 injured in Abuja road accident


The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Sunday, said nine travellers have died while ten others sustained various degree of injuries in a road accident along

Yangoji-Abaji road, Federal Capital Territory, (FCT) Abuja.

In a statement issued on Sunday, Corps Public Education Officer (CPEO) Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Bisi Kazeem, said the crash involved a Toyota Hiace Bus with vehicle registration number KTG-450 KQ and Howo Sino truck along Yangoji-Abaji road at about 06:05 am on Sunday.

According to him, the vehicle which was heading to Katsina state crashed into a trailer leading to the death and injured victims

According to him, the incident which happened in Sabongari village, near Gadabiyu, along Abaji-Yangoji involved two vehicles and both are for commercial purposes.

He further added that 22 male passengers were involved in the accident, while the FRSC recovered N3,170, six bags and 4 different mobile phones.

He said the injured victims were rescued to general hospital Abaji by zebra16 and police on patrol, while the nine corpses were deposited at mortuary general hospital Kwali.

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