Four die, five injured in Edo auto crash

Four die, five injured in Edo auto crash

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Four persons were killed and five others injured in Tuesday morning road crash on Ahor-Byepass, Uhunmwode Local Government Area of Edo State.

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The crash occurred at about 7:22a.m involved a 14-seater Lagos-Enugu bound bus and articulated truck.

The truck was making a U-turn on the road when the driver of the bus crashed into the truck behind.

An official of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), confirmed the incident to our Correspondent on Tuesday, blamed the fatal crash on over speeding by the bus driver.

“If the driver was not on top speed, he could have avoided the fatal crash.

“Out of 14 passengers, four persons died, four others have been taken to hospital”, he said.

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