Mon. Jun 24th, 2024

Trailer loses control, crushes 3, injures 7 in FCT

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Three persons were crushed to death on Saturday while seven others were seriously injured by a trailer along Gwagwalada-Kwali expressway in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja

Corps Public Education Officer (CPEO), of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Mr. Bisi Kazeem, who confirmed the incident, stated that the accident occurred at about 08:50 a.m at Wazobia Park, Gwagwalada.

Kazeem explained that at about 08:50 a.m, a trailer fully loaded with cows had lost control at Gwagwalada road while heading to Kwali area council.

According to him, “Our officers arrived five minutes after the crash and immediately swung into action to ensure those involved were rescued”

“This situation caused a fatal accident involving 10 persons; eight male adults and two female adults, while seven male adults were injured, two female adults and one male adult were confirmed dead,” he said.

Kazeem said that the Corps had taken the injured victims to Abuja University Teaching Hospital, adding that efforts are being made to remove the trapped victims.

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