.Ondo auto crash

Minna— The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has confirmed four persons dead and 10 others injured in a lone accident in Zanchita village on Bida-Kutugi Road, Bida Local Government Area of Niger.

FRSC Sector Commander in the state, Mr Kumar Tsukwam, said in Minna, yesterday, that the crash involved a commercial bus with number plate, BNK 342 XA, conveying 14 passengers.

Tsukwam said the lone accident occurred, yesterday, at about 9:25 a.m., where four of the passengers died at the scene.

“The injured victims were rescued and taken to the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Bida for medical attention while the corpses were deposited at the mortuary,” he said.

The commander blamed the accident on speeding, diversion and loss of control.

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