Dangote Cement Truck In Fatal Accident On Lokoja Ajaokuta Road In Kogi State, 5 Killed

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August 12, 2016 – Dangote Cement Truck In Fatal Crash On Lokoja Ajaokuta Road In Kogi State, 5 Killed

FRSC has confirmed the tragic death of 5 passengers in a fatal road accident that occurred on the Lokoja Ajaokuta road in Kogi state yesterday.

According to FRSC Commander for Kogi, Ogochukwu Ugboma, 3 men and 2 women died on the spot at Gidan Bassa village in the fatal crash involving 3 vehicles; which included a truck belonging to Dangote Cement Company with registration number Kano GWU 34 XA.

The others are a Hilux pick–up van with registration number CT 29 B02 and Audi TE model car with registration number Lagos 418 AAA.

Two men reportedly escaped unhurt.
Ugboma attributed the crash to wrongful overtaking.

The remains of the deceased had been deposited in a mortuary in the area.