Fatal Accident in kogi, 2 died and vehicles burnt.



News Reaching us from The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, on Thursday that two persons feared dead and over10 vehicles got burnt in an accidents which involve four crashes that occurred in different parts of Kogi State between June 23 and June 28.

The state Commander of the FRSC, Olusegun Martins, who made this known to journalists in Lokoja, said that the four crashes occurred at Kabba, Okene, Ankpa and Koton Karfe.

According to his statement, About four other persons sustained serious injuries in the accidents.

Mr. Martins said that about 10 vehicles got burnt at Total area in Okene on June 23 when a fuel-laden tanker carrying diesel went up in flames.

He said that nobody died in the incident and that the obstruction that followed, was promptly cleared by men and officers of the FRSC.

He said that other obstructions at Murtala Bridge at Jamata, Zariagi-Okene Road and Lokoja-Ajaokuta Road were promptly cleared to allow for free flow of traffic.

The sector commander observed that there was an unusual increase in the number of trucks plying the Okene-Lokoja-Abuja highway, attributing the development to the collapse of Mokwa bridge.

He appealed to the Federal Government to repair the bridge before another festive period, to ease pressure on the road.

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