Commuters injured in multiple road accident in Abuja



About seven vehicles and a motorcycle were involved a road traffic on Wednesday morning near Karu bridge, Nyanya, Abuja.

The Vehicle Inspection , Mrs Veronica Dapel, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) occurred while security officials were trying to evacuate a fallen trailer from the road.

“The trailer contained canned drinks and bags of rice, so, while we were clearing the things to clear the traffic, this also happened behind,’’ Dapel, who is from Nyanya Command, said.

According to her, no death was recorded but many people sustained injuries.

“The ones have been taken to the hospital proper attention,’’ Dapel said.

An eyewitness described the as and said that it gave rise to traffic jam on the road.

“You can see our vehicle is also affected, thereby hampering our journey from Abuja to Jos this morning,’’ he said.

A victim who did not reveal her name said she was grateful to God that she was still alive; noting accident happened within the twinkle of an eye.

She said all the vehicles were coming from town Abuja metropolis going towards Mararaba direction.

NAN reports that no fewer than eight vehicles were involved the accident with a motorcycle crushed between a Toyota coaster bus and a trailer.
The motorcycle rider sustained severe leg injury. (NAN)