Home / Local News / FRSC: 53 Persons Confirmed Dead In Edo Car Accident

FRSC: 53 Persons Confirmed Dead In Edo Car Accident

The Edo State Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has confirmed that about 53 persons were burnt to death in a motor crash that occurred on Thursday evening at Abudu town along Benin-Agbor-Onitsha express road of the state.

Speaking to newsmen on Friday morning, the Spokesman of the ‎State Sector Command, George Otoaviokhai, said five persons also sustained varying degrees of injuries, making an estimated 58 persons involved in the accident.

READ ALSO  Tonto Dikeh’s Erratic Behavior Almost Got Her Jailed In 2015 – Ghana Police

According to him, eight vehicles, namely, two buses, one Sienna, one Dyna truck, one tanker, one Ford bus, one Toyota Corooolla and one motorcycle, were involved in the accident, which he attributed the likely cause to brake failure.

He said: “All the in the two buses, Sienna and Corolla burnt to ashes and one dead person taken to mortuary.”

READ ALSO  BBA Star Huddah Monroe Shocks Fans As She Reveals Her Favourite Body Part

The FRSC Spokesman added that all the vehicles involved have been evacuated from the highway, while health officers from Orhiomwon Local Government Council were invited to give mass burial to the dead.

An eyewitness said security agents and officials of FRSC watched helplessly as the victims were burnt to death as there was no fire service station at Abudu town, headquarters of Orhiomwon local government area.

About Tenoverten

No.1 Nigeria's Leading Website with Informations Focusing on Technology | Music | Sports | Entertaiments And More!

Check Also

Herdsmen Killings: Pastor Adeboye Visits Benue, Reveals What God will Do

Pastor Enoch Adeboye , the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG …

Download Exclusives NG Android APP

Leave a Reply