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Cross River: Five dead as cement truck crashes into car

Mr Hassan said that the accident occurred at Biase Local Government Area in the early hours of Tuesday.

• August 2, 2022
Car Crash
Photo used to illustrate the story [Photo Credit: Daily Post Nigeria]

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed the death of five people in a road accident that involved two vehicles in Cross River.

The state Sector Commander , Abdullahi Hassan, made the confirmation  on Tuesday in Calabar.

Mr Hassan said that the accident occurred at Biase Local Government Area in the early hours of Tuesday.

“We are aware of the crash; our people went there to do rescue. Investigation is ongoing to ascertain the actual cause of the crash.

“Seven people were involved,” he said.

The sector commander said that the accident involved a truck loaded with cement and a Toyota picnic.

“Five persons lost their lives,” he said. 

(NAN)

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