Two die in Benue road accident

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Two persons died in a motor accident that occurred on Friday in Wannune, Tarka Local Government  Area of Benue.

Mr Daniel Ezeala, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Benue, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Makurdi on Saturday.

The PPRO said that the accident occurred when a lorry conveying members of the NKST Church, travelling from Ukum to Makurdi, fell off the road after hitting another vehicle, killing two persons with others sustaining injuries.

“The vehicle, which tried to avoid a speed bump, ran into another vehicle in front, thereby causing it to fall into a ditch, which resulted into the  death of the two passengers,’’ he said.

Ezeala said that the passengers were travelling for a conference of the NKST Church in Makurdi,

He said that the injured passengers were currently receiving treatment at the Wannune General Hospital, while the two corpses had been deposited in the hospital’s morgue. (NAN)

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