The Federal Road Safety Corps on Wednesday said it had launched investigations into the circumstances surrounding the accident involving former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio.
The head, media relations and strategy, FRSC, Bisi Kazeem said that investigations into the crash was already ongoing.
“The accident and investigation team of the FRSC, was immediately deployed to the scene of the crash for investigation”, he told PREMIUM TIMES.
Mr. Kazeem said the outcome of the investigation would determine the next line of action the FRSC would take on the matter.
Akpabio, who is the Senate minority leader, had a close shave with death on Monday when the car he was driven in got involved in an accident along the Airport road in Abuja on Monday.
The accident reportedly occurred near Bolingo Junction, close to the Ship House, Abuja after Mr. Akpabio’s driver reportedly disobeyed traffic light, ramming into another car belonging to the American embassy.
He was later hospitalised at the National Hospital in Abuja but was discharged evening of same day.
Mr. Akpabio is reported to have travelled abroad for further treatment.