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Unknown driver crushes Motocyclist to death on Abuja-Lokoja Road

An unidentified motorcyclist has been crushed to death by a motorist in Abaji on the Abuja-Lokoja road. The incident reportedly happened when the cyclist who was carrying a passenger was crossing the expressway at Abaji General Hospital junction.

He said a Volkswagen Golf with registration number RSH 152 DV coming from Abuja hit the cyclist and he died instantly.

He said the passenger of the bike sustained fracture on his legs and was taken to Abaji General Hospital by men of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in the area.

When contacted, Abaji unit commander of the FRSC, Assistant Corps Commander (ACC), Olasupo Esuruoso, confirmed the incident, saying the remains of the cyclist had been deposited at Abaji General Hospital morgue, while the injured person was at the hospital for treatment, Daily Trust.

He said the Golf driver has been handed over to the police.

The Abaji Divisional Police Officer (DPO), CSP David Kolo, said the driver has been detained, adding “but the family of the deceased came and asked that the driver should foot the bill of  the burial and the ambulance that will convey the corpse to the East, “ he said.

Our reporter further learnt that three persons were also injured in another accident which occurred on the same road near Abaji bridge.

It was gathered that a Honda Civic car with registration number AP 626 GME was involved in the accident.

The FRSC commander who also confirmed the accident attributed it to over speeding and loss of control, adding that the victims were taken to Abaji general hospital.

Daily Trust

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