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  • Updated: April 25, 2024

Kaduna-Abuja expressway accident leaves one dead, 3 injured, N8.7m recovered

Kaduna-Abuja expressway accident leaves one dead, 3 injured,

According to the Kaduna Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), one person died and three were injured in a collision on the Kaduna-Abuja Motorway on Wednesday night.

On Thursday in Kaduna, Sector Commander Kabir Nadabo informed NAN that N8.7 million was recovered ftrom the accident scene.

According to Nadabo, the collision occurred near Olam on the Kaduna-Abuja Motorway on Wednesday night at about 23:01 hours.

He stated that a Golf salon car with the registration number SBG 87 XB was going from Minna in Niger when it collided with an unnumbered trailer heading towards Kaduna.

“Initial investigation revealed that the cause of the crash is overspeeding, fatigue and loss of control. A rescue team from RS1.16 Kakau conducted the rescue.

”Further investigation shows that six people were involved in the crash, three sustained various degrees of injury, while one person, who is the driver, lost his life.

“The injured were conveyed to Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital Kaduna for further treatment,” he said.

Nadabo stated that the N8.7 million retrieved remains with the Command pending identification of the owner.

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