According to reports, no fewer than six passengers were killed and 12 others injured in a motor accident along the Anyigba-Ajaokuta road in Kogi State last Saturday.
An eyewitness said the accident, which involved a Toyota bus and A Golf car occurred at Ojuwo-Olijo in Ofu LGA of the State.
An Assistant Corps Commander of the Federal Road Safety, Mrs. Amobi Modupe Stanley, who confirmed the accident, said it occurred at about 1.15pm on Saturday.
She said FRSC’s men arrived the scene of the accident at about 1.59pm for rescue operations, adding that six passengers were confirmed dead on the spot while 12 others sustained varying degrees of injuries.
According to her, the dead passengers have been deposited at Rima Hospital, Anyigba, while the injured are receiving treatments at the same hospital.
Amobi, who attributed the cause of the accident to dangerous overtaking, advised drivers to be patient while driving on the highway, especially this festive season.