The Police Command in Niger State has confirmed that No fewer than 23 persons lost their lives after a Lagos-bound cow-laden truck also containing 45 persons, crashed into a roadside bush.
The accident occurred at about 5a.m. along Bokani -Makera road in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state, according to the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Adamu Usman.
Usman said the truck, with registration Number BBJ 666 XA, was coming from Dadin Kowa, in Kebbi state, enroute to Lagos when the incident occurred, explaining that the corpses of the deceased, and the other 22 who sustained various degree of injuries, had been conveyed to the Mokwa General Hospital for postmortem and treatment respectively.
Usman, who attributed the accident to loss of control by the driver, lamented the failure of drivers to obey traffic rules and regulations.Follow us on social media