FRSC: 13 injured in Kogi auto crash 


The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) official, confirmed that 13 persons were injured in an auto crash involving a luxury on Saturday morning along Ejule- Ochadamu road in Kogi.

The Kogi FRSC Sector Commander, Corps Commander Stephen Dawulung, said that the accident occurred when the bus driver lost control and plunged into nearby drainage, No fewer than 45 persons were on the bus.

According to Dawulung, “the good thing is that our officers and men on patrol were right on time at the scene.

“They took the 13 injured persons to Grimard Hospital, Ayingba and Holy Memorial Hospital, Ochadamu for medical treatment.

It’s an unfortunate crash as the brake of the bus reportedly failed resulting in the driver losing control.

“We give God the glory that no life is lost in the auto crash, which injured the 13 passengers now receiving treatment in the hospitals.”

The sector commander, while wishing injured victims quick recovery, also warned motorists against speeding, which has always been the cause of accidents and deaths on our highway

“Fleet operators should also adhere strictly to minimum safety standards, especially regarding their vehicles and drivers in line with the Road Transport Safety Standardisation Scheme of FRSC and Provisions of the National Road Traffic Regulations.

“This will not only enhance safety of their lives and passengers, but also prolong life span of their vehicles”

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