4 die in motor accident on Lokoja-Okene Rd, FRSC confirms

Lokoja, March 24, 2017 (TNE): Four persons died in a motor accident which occurred on Lokoja- Okene road in Kogi on Friday, according to eye witnesses.

The accident which occurred at Irepeni village in the morning, involved a Mitsubishi Lancer car, a Toyota Sienna and a motorcycle.

The eye witnesses said that the accident occurred when the Mitsubishi car coming from Lokoja direction, lost one of its front tyres.

They said that the driver lost control and in the perplexity, knocked off a motor-cyclist  from before colliding with the oncoming Toyota Sienna.

Mr Olusegun Martins, the Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps in the state, confirmed the incident as well as the death of four persons.

He said that six other persons sustained varying degrees of injury in the accident which he said, involved 10 people.
He said that the corpses were deposited in the mortuary of the Federal Medical Centre in Lokoja, while the injured were also being treated at the same hospital. (TNE)
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