Three people were burnt beyond recognition in an accident that occured along the Zariagi-Lokoja highway in Kogi in the early hours of today Thursday August 23rd.
According to the Public Education Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Bisi Kazeem, three vehicles–Toyota Carina, Scania Truck and Mack Tanker–were involved in the accident.
Kazeem said nine persons were involved in the accident. Three died, five were seriously injured while one of the victims escaped unhurt.
“The deceased were burnt alongside the vehicles, while the injured were taken to the Federal Medical Centre in Lokoja.” he said