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Over-speeding lead to death of 12 travellers in Niger State, 9 hospitalized



Friday, November 8th was a tragic day in Gurara Local Government Area of Niger State as the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) disclosed that 12 people lost their lives in an accident at Gwacipe village of the Local Government Area.

Mr Joel Dagwa, the FRSC Sector Commander, said it involved a DAF Trailer with registration number KMW 08 AX and Toyota Hiace with registration number SSU 08 XA and that the accident involved the accident involved 25 people.

Dagwa said the accident was a result of overspeeding and dangerous overtaking. He appealed to road users to obey traffic rules and regulations to avoid crashes. He said: “the accident involved 25 people, 12 of them were killed while nine sustained injuries and taken to Federal Medical Centre, Gawu for treatment. All corpses have been deposited at the hospital.”

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