Trailer crushes three to death in Kogi


Three persons have been confirmed dead in a ghastly motor accident involving a trailer and a tricycle in Kogi State.

The incident happened along Ajaokuta-Lokoja expressway on Tuesday.

An eye witness told that the rider and the two passengers on the tricycle died instantly, while the truck driver took to his heels.

The Kogi State Chairman, Tricycle Owners Association of Nigeria Branch, (TOAN), Comrade Ahmed Sediq confirmed the incident during an interview on Wednesday.

Sediq described the incident as terrible, adding that, “the trailer was coming from Lokoja, along Salem University while the tricycle was coming from Elete.

“Unfortunately, the truck lost control from his lane and crushed the tricycle rider and two other passengers”.

He called on the government to look into the bad portions of the road to reduce loss of lives in the State.


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