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FRSC records 3 deaths in 4 road accidents in Edo

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FRSC records 3 deaths in 4 road accidents in Edo

By Deborah Coker

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Edo said as many as three people have lost their lives in four recent traffic accidents in the state.

Mr. Henry Benamaisia, the Corps State Sector Commander, revealed it Wednesday in an interview with the Nigeria News Agency (NAN) in Benin.

Benamaisia ​​said the deaths were recorded following four accidents during the celebration of Eid-El-Kabir in the state.

According to him, the Corps embarked on its special Sallah patrol activities from July 16 to 25.

“The special patrol was aimed at a celebration of Sallah without accidents and without traffic problems.

“The regular marshals, in collaboration with the special marshals of the state command, carried out traffic control in different parts of the state.”

He said public lights were also carried out in religious circles, car parks and media houses across the state.

“During this period under review, it was observed that four accidents occurred across the state, with three fatalities recorded.

“Of the four accidents, two were fatal, one serious and the other a minor accident,” he explained.

He further revealed that 24 people, including 19 adult men and five adult women, were involved in the crashes.

He also said that 14 people, including 11 adult men and three adult women, were injured in the crashes, while seven people, including five adult men and two adult women, were rescued without injury.

“Likewise, to ensure a high level of respect for road traffic rules by motorists, patrol control activities have been carried out adequately.

“A total number of 683 traffic offenders have been apprehended with 816 traffic offenses,” Benamaisia ​​said.

He advised motorists to be disciplined, tolerant and obey the rules of the road at all times. (NAA)

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