18 FEARED DEAD, 9 INJURED IN ABUJA-LOKOJA ROAD ACCIDENT
At least 18 persons have been confirmed dead and 9 others seriously injured in a fatal road mishap that occurred on the ever-busy Abuja-Lokoja road early this morning.
The incident according to the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC involved two vehicles, a Marcopolo luxury with XG. 413 FGG, as its registration number and a J5 bus with registration number, XA 726 NSR.
According a statement by the agency, 17 persons reportedly died on the spot while one of the injured later died at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital in Gwagwalada making a total of 18 dead casualties.