12 Killed In Obajana-Lokoja Road Crash

A total of 18 persons were involved in the crash.


A file photo of FRSC officials and vehicle at an accident scene

 

Twelve persons were killed and six others injured in a crash that occurred on Sunday night on the Obajana-Lokoja Expressway, in Kogi State.

The crash involved a Toyota Hiace Bus with registration number MKA515ZD and a Sono Truck.

According to a statement by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), a total of 18 persons were involved in the crash.

“A total of 18 people were involved, all male adult. Out of this number, 06 people got injured, while 12 people were killed.

“The main cause of the crash have been identified to be speed violation, which resulted to loss of control,” said FRSC spokesman, Bisi Kazeem.

Kazeem said FRSC Corps Marshal, Dauda Biu, called on commercial vehicle operators as well as private vehicle owners to avoid driving against stipulated speed limit on all roads.