Nothing less than six persons have been confirmed dead and twelve others injured in a fatal motor accident along Lokoja-Okene road in Kogi State.
According to reports, the accident happened around 9am on Monday at Osara village on Lokoja-Okene road in Kogi State.
The accident involved three vehicles, a truck with license no Kano XF 156 FGE , a Toyota Hiace bus with license no Kano XC 581 DGE and a Nissan Primera car Kogi KPF 369 AA. Eye witnesses revealed the Toyota Hiace bus collided with the truck while the speeding Primera rammed into the cars.
Confirming the report, the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr Segun Martins said that the six victims died on the spot.
He said that the 12 persons who were critically injured were evacuated to the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja for further treatment, while the six corpses were deposited in the hospital’s morgue.