- 16 people died and 27 sustained injuries in a road crash on the Kaduna-Abuja expressway
- Kabir Nadabo, an FRSC official, stated that the fatal road crash occurred at Audu Jhangon village along the expressway on Sunday, December 10
- Nadabo explained that the accident occurred in the wee hours when the driver of a vehicle laden with goods lost control
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16 lose lives in Kaduna-Abuja accident
The Punch also noted the sad development.
The sector commander, Kabir Nadabo, revealed that the fatal road traffic crash occurred at Audu Jhangon village along the expressway on Sunday, December 10.
According to him, the crash occurred at 05:20hrs, when a vehicle (DAF TRAILER) with registration number KUJ 430XC, with overloaded goods, lost control and fell into a ditch.
The FRSC official said:
”Initial reports indicate the driver was at high speed, probably due to fatigue.
“The combined rescue teams of RS1.114 Zhipe Unit Command and RS1.16B Dutse Outpost conducted the rescue operations.
“The crash involved 65 people, where 27 were injured and 16 people were deceased.
“The injured have been taken to the nearest hospital for treatment."
7 die in Lagos-Ibadan expressway crash
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that at least seven persons were reportedly burnt to death while 18 others sustained varying degrees of injury in a road crash along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
It was gathered that the accident occurred on the Sapaade bridge along the highway, involving a Toyota Sienna car and a Mazda bus.
Two 'killed' in Lagos accident
Legit.ng also reported that many motorists and commuters were trapped for hours in the gridlock along the Oshodi-Gbagada Expressway.
Two persons were feared dead in an accident in the early hours of Monday, November 13.
Popular university lecturer dies in accident
In another related news, Legit.ng reported that Lai Oso of the School of Communication from the Lagos State University (LASU) died at the age of 67.
The professor of communication died in a fatal accident that happened on Saturday, June 24, on his way from a conference in Abraka in Delta state.
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