The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) confirms the death of two corps members in an accident
– Two other victims of the accident which occurred in Bayelsa are currently in the hospital
– Loto Bolade-Omolayo, the state coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Bayelsa, says the incident is unfortunate
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Tuesday, July 3, confirmed the death of two corps members in an auto crash in Bayelsa state.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ikechukwu Igwe, the state sector commander of the FRSC in Yenagoa, the capital of the state, confirmed the incident adding that two other corps members were injured in the incident.
“Yes, the incident occurred on Monday (July 2), at Swali Bridge in Yenagoa local government area of Bayelsa; the tricycle the corps members boarded was hit by a tipper
“The two among them have died while the other injured two are receiving treatment at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Yenagoa.
“Today, Tuesday, July 3, our personnel will be going to the hospital to check how they are responding to treatment,” Igwe said.
Reacting to the incident, Loto Bolade-Omolayo, the state coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), described the incident as unfortunate.
“Two of the corps members died as a result of the injuries sustained during the accident, while the other two are being treated by a team of competent consultants at the FMC.
“The NYSC family is saddened by this sudden lose. We commiserate with their families on this unfortunate incident and pray for the repose of the souls of the dead and quick recovery of the injured corps members,” she stated.
It was earlier reported that eight persons were reported killed on Tuesday, June 12, in an accident involving a white Toyota Hiace bus and a blue Mack truck opposite Wichtech Roofing and Pipes on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
Babatunde Akinbiyi, the public relations officer of the Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), confirmed the incident.