Another road accident tragedy has caused the death of four people on Wednesday, June 9, 2016, in Edo State, around the Benin bypass.
According to Punch Metro, a tyre of a Toyota Hiace vehicle had busted, leading it to somersault on multiple occasions.
Seventeen people were in the vehicle when the accident happened.
After the arrival of officers from the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), eight of the accident victims were taken to the hospital for medical attention.
This was reported by Omotosho Lasisi, the Sapele Road Unit Commander of the FRSC, who also said four persons died from the accident.
“Three persons died on the spot, while another one died on the way to the hospital. Eight survivors are in the hospital”, he said.
The rate of road accidents have caught the attention of the FRSC, who just set up a special intervention to curb accidents on the Okene-Zariagi-Lokoja-koton Karfe-Gegu area of Kogi State.