Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Motor Accident Claimed 14 lives in Makurdi

14 people lost their lives on Sunday in a ghastly motor accident along the Makurdi/Tarka/Gboko Road, after Wannune market in Tarka Local Government of Benue State.
The auto crashs occured at about 9:30 a.m and it involved a fully loaded 14 seaters bus, a tanker and taxi.
The 14-seater bus belonging to Pleasure Travels, was on its way to Jato-Aka in Kwande Local Government Area when it had a head-on collision with a tanker coming from the Gboko axis and had just overtaken the car.
The car, which was following the tanker at the time of the accident, collided with the bus, leading to the death of about 12 persons on the spot while two others were said to died later.
The wounded were helped by sympathisers to nearby hospitals just as the corpses of the victims were also evacuated to the morgue.

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