Daily Trust : 2020-10-14

News 2 Policemen, Others Die In Ondo, Edo Road Crashes : 49 : 49

News 2 Policemen, Others Die In Ondo, Edo Road Crashes

DAILY TRUST, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 46 NEWS Like us on follow us on Twitter: Facebook.com/dailytrust @daily_trust 2 policemen, others die in Ondo, Edo road crashes From Bola Ojuola (Akure) & Usman A. Bello (Benin) Ikoro, confirmed the accident but said he was yet to be fully briefed. Similarly, two persons on Tuesday died in an accident that happened at AhorByepas­s, Uhunmwode LGA of Edo State. Six other persons sustained various degrees of injury in the accident that involved a 14-seater Lagos-Enugu bus and an articulate­d truck. It was gathered that the truck driver was making a U-turn on the road in its bid to properly park the truck when the driver of the bus apparently on top speed rammed into it. Witnesses and Edo State Sector Commander of the FRSC, Henry Benamaisia, attributed the accident to over speeding on the part of the bus driver. T wo mobile policemen were confirmed dead, yesterday, in an accident along Oba-Ile road, Akure North LGA of Ondo state. Eight others were said to have been critically injured in the accident which occurred close to Joe Jane Hotel. Witnesses said their Nissan pickup van with registrati­on number MPF 9557C somersault­ed severally before hitting a pavement. The cause of the accident, according to sources at the Federal Road Safety Commission Office in Akure, was traced to over-speeding, tyre burst and loss of control. Ondo police spokesman, ASP Tee-Leo $0,18 .$12 7($&+,1* +263,7$/ 1R =$5,$ 52$' .$12 67$7( ,11$ /,//$+, :$ ,11$ ,/$,+, 5$-, 81 : LWK GHHS VHQVH RI VRUURZ EXW WRWDO VXEPLVVLRQ WR WKH ZLOO RI WKH $OPLJKW\ $OODK WKH %RDUG RI 0DQDJHPHQW RI $PLQX .DQR 7HDFKLQJ +RVSLWDO DQG WKH HQWLUH +RVSLWDO FRPPXQLW\ ZLVK WR FRPPLVHUDW­H ZLWK WKH IDPLO\ RI 3URI $EGXOKDPLG ,VD 'XWVH ZKR ZDV WKH &0' RI $.7+ IURP ± +H GLHG RQ 0RQGD\ WK 2FWREHU +LV GHDWK LV D JUHDW ORVV QRW RQO\ WR KLV LPPHGLDWH IDPLO\ DQG WKH 0HGLFDO FRPPXQLW\ EXW KDV VXUHO\ FUHDWHG D KXJH YDFXXP WKDW LV GLI¿FXOW WR UHSODFH $.7+ .DQR DQG -LJDZD 6WDWHV WKH HQWLUH 1RUWK DQG 1LJHULD LQ JHQHUDO KDYH UHDOO\ ORVW D UDUH JHP 0D\ $OODK IRUJLYH KLV VKRUWFRPLQ­JV DQG DFFHSW KLP ZLWK WKH KLJKHVW KRQRXU DQG JUDQW KLV VRXO HWHUQDO UHVW LQ $O -DQQDWXO )LUGDXV 6LJQHG +RQ (PPD (QHXNZX &KDLUPDQ %RDUG RI 0DQDJHPHQW $PLQX .DQR 7HDFKLQJ +RVSLWDO .DQR 3URI $EGXOKDPLG ,VD 'XWVH