Three persons have been confirmed dead by the Police Command in Niger in an accident that happened on Friday along with Gurata village along Minna – Bida road, Bosso Local Government Area on Friday.
Commissioner of State Police, Mr. Adamu Usman said the other nine persons survived with severe injuries. He revealed the articulate vehicle was loaded with people and rice and that the accident happened at around 21;30 hours.
“Three persons died on the spot while nine others who sustained various degrees of injuries were evacuated to General Hospital, Minna for treatment.
” We have since commenced an investigation and warned truck drivers to desist from carrying people in the truck as such vehicles are not for passengers.
“Its a lone accident but the truck was filled with passengers, in addition to the rice it carries resulting in the accident,”