Saturday 2 September 2023

PHOTOS: Three dead, nine injured in Abuja car crash

Three people died while nine others sustained different levels of injuries in car crashes on the Abuja /Keffi  Expressway.

The accident, which happened around 9pm on Friday, involved 11 vehicles.

According to PUNCH, one of the commercial drivers Tobi Adebayo who works around the area said,  "A trailer going towards Keffi lost control and rammed into a vehicle that also rammed into another, and it kept happening like that. About 11 vehicles were involved in the accidents.

"12 people were rushed to the hospital out of which three have died. The remaining nine are still in the hospital receiving treatment. The driver of the trailer managed to escape from the scene and ran away. "

Josephine Adeh, the FCT police spokesperson confirmed the incident. 

She said: "We received a distress call and our men immediately rushed to the scene. They rushed the victims to the hospital where the doctors certified three dead.

"Nine are currently receiving treatment. Efforts are ongoing to contact the families of the victims and to arrest the driver of the trailer."


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