Stephen Dunmoye

Four persons have been confirmed dead while six others were injured in a motor accident at Km 2, Line 3, Obajana, Kogi on Kabba-Lokoja-Abuja road, as a result of over speeding.

The Federal Road Safety Corps, Kogi State Sector Commander, Stephen Dawulung, confirmed the incident, adding that the injured were rescued by the corps’ personnel who rushed them to a hospital in Obajana for treatment while the four bodies were deposited in the hospital’s morgue.

In his words, “If the driver wasn’t at high speed, the accident might not have occurred or it could have been mild.”

“It’s unfortunate that most times, you see drivers competing on the roads for no just cause but only to put their lives and those of their passengers at risk.”

“We always advise that drivers should adhere to stipulated speed limits as provided for all categories of vehicles.”

“They should always endeavour to conduct routine checks on their vehicles, including tyres before embarking on any journey and avoid the use of second-hand tyres.”