Four killed in auto crash along Makurdi-Gboko road

auto crashScene of accident along Makurdi/ Gboko road Friday afternoon PHOTO: John Charles, Makurdi

John Charles, Makurdi

Four persons were reported killed in an auto crash along Makurdi/Gboko highway on Friday.

The accident was said to have occurred around 2 pm.

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An eyewitness said that the accident involved a passenger Picnic bus and a RAV 4 Jeep at Tiortyu village along Makurdi -Gboko highway.

The cause of the accident could not be explained except that the vehicles were said to be coming in opposite direction.

Two persons in the RAV 4 Jeep were said to have died while the driver and a little boy in the front seat survived.

Two other persons were said to have died in the passenger bus while others were said to have been seriously injured.

Benue State Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Mr David Mienyague when contacted on phone confirmed the accident.

He said that he could not give details of what happened until his men, who had gone on rescue, return.

“I can not say anything now until those that went on rescue come back”, Mienyangye said.

Source: Punch

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