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25 killed in 10 road crashes in Niger

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The Niger Command of the Federal Road Security Commission (FRSC), on Wednesday said 25 persons had been killed in 10 road crashes in several components of the state through the Eid-el-Kabir celebration.

Mr Joel Dagwa, the FRSC Sector Commander in Niger, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Minna.

Dagwa mentioned that 123 people had been involved within the street crashes, which concerned 12 vehicles, two bikes and two tricycles in different parts of the state.

He added that 47 individuals sustained various levels of accidents within the incidences.

He mentioned {that a} DAF Truck, with registration number JEG 636 XA, loaded with flour from Ibadan and with

40 individuals on board, ‘Jack knifed’, killing 17 individuals and injuring seven others.
The accident occurred along Kontagora-Yauri Road, 1.5 kilometres from Makir village in Nasco Local Government Area of the state.

The Sector Commander explained that the injured were taken to Yauri General Hospital for therapy.

NAN also reports that three people had been killed and one other three injured along Minna-Suleja Road when a Mitsubishi Canter, with registration number BF47 ABJ, and Sharon Wagon, with registration number DKAU 71 ZU crashed.

Equally, a tanker, with registration quantity DKA 44 XG, and a bus, with registration quantity DKU 801 XA, crashed alongside Suleja-Maddala Street, killing 5 individuals and leaving two others injured.

In the accidents involving the 2 bikes and two tricycle, Dagwa, defined that no dying was recorded.

The sector commander appealed to motorists in the state to desist from speeding, overloading and wrongful overtaking.

He urged them to imbibe the attitude of protected driving and consideration for other road users.
Dagwa also cautioned motorists against violating road regulation, saying the command wouldn’t hesitate to prosecute offenders.

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