4 die in Benue auto crash

At least, four people have lost their lives in an auto crash which occurred on Friday along Makurdi-Gboko highway in Benue State.

Witnesses said that the accident happened at 2pm following a head-on collision of a passenger bus and a RAV 4 Jeep at Tior-Tyu village on Gboko road.

It was gathered that two persons died in the RAV 4 Jeep while the driver of the vehicle and a little boy  at the front seat survived the fatal accident.

The other two deceased victims were travelling in the passenger bus while remaining occupants were said to have sustained varied degree of injury.

When contacted, the State Commander of Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC), David Mienyague, confirmed the accident but added that he could not give details until his men who went on rescue reports back to him.

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