Auto crash kills three in Niger


The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC)Command in Niger has confirmed the death of three people after an auto crash along Bida – Kutigi road in Bida Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.

The state FRSC Sector Commander, Mr Joel Dagwa disclosed this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Thursday.

Dagwa said that the accident which occurred on Wednesday involved a Toyota Camry with registration number BCH 652 QD and a motorcycle with registration number RBC 102 MJ.

He said that seven people were involved in the accident, but two were killed; one female and one male.

“We have deposited the corpses at Federal Medical Centre Bida,’’ Dagwa said.
He blamed the incident on dangerous overtaking.
Dagwa said the corps would continue to monitor road users to guard against overloading and dangerous driving.

“We will sustain our ongoing aggressive patrols across highways to ensure that road users adhere strictly to traffic rules and regulations to avoid road accidents,’’ he said.



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