3 burnt to death in Kogi auto crash
Three persons were on Thursday burnt to death and five others sustained injuries in an accident along Zariagi-Lokoja highway in Kogi State.
The Public Education Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Bisi Kazeem, who confirmed the development, to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) explained that nine people and three vehicles–Toyota Carina, Scania Truck and Mack Tanker were involved in the accident.
Kazeem said that one person escaped the accident, which he blamed on over-speeding unhurt.
“The deceased were burnt alongside the vehicles, while the injured were taken to the Federal Medical Centre in Lokoja.”
He said that an FRSC rescue team, which arrived at the scene after the accident had embarked on removing the wreckage from the road.
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