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Five dead, 3 injured as two vehicles collide in Kogi

The two vehicles involved in the crash

Published By: Ayorinde Oluokun

Five people have been confirmed dead three others were injured in an head on collisiinvolving a Ford Galaxy space wagon and Mazda car on Kabba-Obajana road in Kabba Local Government Area of Kogi state on Thursday.

.“The head-on collision between the two cars moving in the opposite directions happened due to speeding and wrongful overtaking by one of the drivers, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Kogi Command said while confirming the accident

“The head-on collision between the two cars moving in the opposite directions happened due to speeding and wrongful overtaking by one of the drivers.

“We have been preaching against drivers flaunting road safety rules and regulations, yet these motorists hardly heed our warnings.

“Five persons lost their lives in the fatal accident that left three others seriously injured,” Mr Samuel Oyedeji, State Sector Commander, said.

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He confirmed that three persons survived in the accident involving a Ford Galaxy space wagon and Mazda car.

The sector commander said that officers from the command had carried out rescue operation from the scene of the accident.

According to him, the three injured persons have been moved to the Kabba General Hospital for medical attention.

“The copses have been deposited in the mortuary of the same hospital,” Oyedeji said.

He reminded motorists to always endeavour to keep to road safety rules and regulations to avoid road crashes(NAN)(

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