Sallah Tragedy: Four Die, Six Sustain Injuries In Niger Accident
Four persons died today in a motor accident on the Lambata, Minna road in Niger State.
While six other people were injured, according to the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).
The FRSC Niger Sector Commander, Joel Dagwa told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Minna that the accident, which occurred at Kwanan Bakwai village of Gurara Local Government Area, involved a Mazda car and an articulated vehicle.
“Ten people were involved in the mishap; four were killed, 6 sustained various degree of injuries and were taken to Federal Medical Centre, Gawun Babangida, for treatment, while the four corpses were deposited at Sabon Wuse Mortuary.
He said that the truck was carrying cosmetics from Lagos to Kano, While the Mazda car overloaded with 8 passengers took off from Lambata to Minna the state capital.
He blamed the accident on speed violations and loss of control.