FRSC confirms 5 persons dead, 10 injured in Edo accident

Five persons have been confirmed dead by men of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), according to the officials it was a road traffic accident involving several vehicles on the Benin-Auchi road in Edo, on Saturday.

Mr Bisi Kazeem, FRSC Public Education Officer, disclosed in Abuja that 10 persons were injured in the incident that occurred at the Ewu slope area of the route.

“The accident involved six vehicles, including two trailers, two Toyota buses and an Audi 80 car.

“The crash was caused by a head-on collision and a total of 40 persons were involved,” he said.

Kazeem said that the injured were taken to hospitals in nearby Auchi, Irrua and Agbede towns.

Source: ( PM News )