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Abuja auto-crash claims two, injures three

Posted: Apr 21, 2015 at 11:51 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Nedum Noble  –  Special Correspondent, Abuja


Two persons were reported dead while three others sustained serious injuries in a ghastly motor accident along Dutse-Bwari road in the FCT.

Daily Independent gathered that the accident occurred around 12.30 pm involved a private Sharon car, carrying four men and a woman.

The source said the driver of the vehicle was dodging another car when he lost control and swerved off the road, and suddenly plunged into the ditch by the road side.

According to the source, the vehicle somersaulted severally, leaving the driver and one of the passengers at the back dead, while the other three were seriously injured.

Daily Independent further learnt that the corpses were later moved to the Kubwa General hospital, while the injured were moved to different hospitals where they are presently receiving treatment.

Similarly, two persons were crushed to death on same day by a speeding vehicle along Arab road in Kubwa, a satellite town on the FCT.

A witness said the deceased, a commercial motorcyclist and a female passenger were knocked down by the speeding vehicle, leaving both of them instant dead.

The witness said the driver abandoned his vehicle and ran away, while the corpses were later carried to the Kubwa General hospital where they were confirmed dead.

A source from the hospital said the corpses had been deposited at the hospital mortuary, while those injured had been discharged.