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Motorist knocks down FRSC officer

By Ugochukwu Alaribe

Aba—A staff of Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Aba unit, identified as Mr. Victor Mbakaogu, has been hospitalised after he was knocked down by a motorist in front of the FRSC office along Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway, Wednesday.

Eyewitnesses told Vanguard that the FRSC official sustained injuries on his head, his jaw and other parts of the body and was rushed to a private hospital.

A senior official of the agency, who declined to have her name in print, confirmed the incident, and added that Mbakaogu had been responding to treatment, while the driver had been detained.

According to her, the officer did not stop the driver, but was standing beside the road in front of the office when the driver suddenly veered off the road and hit him.

Vanguard learned that the driver was later arrested at a nearby village by other drivers, who witnessed the incident.


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