Road accident claims 2 lives in Gombe – FRSC



The Federal Road Commission (FRSC) in Gombe State has confirmed the death of persons in a ghastly motor accident along Gombe – highway.

Janet Kassa, FRSC’s Public Enlightenment Officer in the state, confirmed the accident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gombe Thursday.

Kassa said that one other person sustained injuries in the accident which occured Thursday at the New Mile Three Roundabout in Gombe.

She said that the injured person was currently receiving treatment at the Specialist Hospital, Gombe, adding that,  “I believe he has stabilised.”

She said that the probable cause of the accident which involved articulated was “over spending and of control.”

The FRSC enlightenment officer blamed the accident to the rush by motorists to get to their destination, stressing that such attitude be jettisoned.

“Motorists must be careful not to prioritise money because when crashes happen, who will spend the money?

must learn to drive safely so can our loved ones at home safely,” she said.

She added that the FRSC in Gombe would soon commence its mega Ember campaign in October to sensitise motorists in this regard. (NAN)