By Biola Lawal
Abuja: (Flowerbudnews): The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dauda Ali Biu has warned motorists across the country against Overspeeding to prevent loss of lives and injury on the roads.
The Corps Marshal made call while reacting to a fatal road accident along Obajana- Lokoja road in Kogi state which claimed 12 lives, a statement by ACM Bisi Kazeem, the Corps Public Education Officer, disclosed.
The FRSC Boss called on fleet and other commercial vehicle operators, as well as private vehicle owners to avoid driving against stipulated speed limit on all roads. This is to eradicate all incidences of mishap resulting from speed violation on our roads, the statement added.
The caution came following a fatal crash that occured at line three, Obajana cement factory, on the Obajana-Lokoja expressway, in Kogi State on 3 September, 2023 at 2230HRS.
The dual crash involved a Toyota Hiace Bus with registration number MKA515ZD and a Sono Truck.
A total of 18 people were involved, all male adult. Out of this number, 06 people got injured, while 12 people were killed.
The main cause of the crash have been identified to be speed violation, which resulted to loss of control (Flowerbudnews)