Truck kills 7 in kogi road Mishap

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA.

Tragedy stroked in kogi on Tuesday as Seven persons were killed while scores injured as the articulated vehicle they were travelling plunged into a river at Koton Karfe community on Lokoja-Abuja highway.

 The Kogi State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Emmanuel Abe while confirming the story said that the truck plunged into Enyogi river , a tribute of River Niger at about 5am.

He said that 37 persons were involved in the accident , stressed that scores  sustained varying degrees of injury.

According to him, both the injured and dead were taken to the Federal Medical Centre and the Kogi State Specialist Hospital both in Lokoja.

The Sector Commander maintained that the immediate cause of the accident was over speeding, appealing to motorists to abide by speed limit rule.

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