No fewer than 10 persons were killed on Thursday in a road crash at Ajegwu Bridge, on Ayingba-Lokoja Road, Kogi State.
This was contained in a report released on Thursday by the Kogi State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps.
The report indicated that two vehicles, a Howo bus with the number plate, XE 536 AWK, and a Toyota Hiace without a number plate, were involved in the crash.
The FRSC stated that while 10 lives were lost, five others sustained serious injuries, adding that the accident was caused by speeding and loss of control.
“The 10 corpses were taken to the Holy Memorial Mortuary, Ochadamu.
Traffic control was carried out at the scene. Obstructions have been removed and traffic normalcy restored along the affected road by the FRSC and other security agencies present at the scene,” the report added.