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Auto crash kills12 on Obajana-Lokoja road

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 adults. Out of this number, 06 people got injured, while 12 people were killed.


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

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The statement 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.

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