Christmas: Road accident kills five again in Niger


The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Niger said on Wednesday that five people were killed in an accident along Bida- Kutigi road of Bida Local Government Area.

NAN reports that similar accident occurred on Tuesday at Bonu village along Lambata-Minna road resulting to loss of 5 lives and injuring of several others.

FRSC Sector Commander, Joel Dagwa, disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Wednesday.

Dagwa said 18 persons were involved in the accident – 7 male, 2 female, 3 male children, 6 female children.

He said 9 persons were critically injured in the accident – 3 males adults, 3 male children and 3 female children and were receiving treatment at the Kutigi General Hospital, while 4 people were not injured during the accident

He said that the accident involved a white Mitsubishi Canter with registration XB 104 RUW.

The sector commander said that the accident occurred on Tuesday at about 0230 hours along Bida-Kutigi road of Bida…



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