13 die in Niger State road crash, several others unconscious

Thirteen people have been confirmed dead in a road crash at Panti village along Bida-Mokwa road in Lavun Local Government Area of Niger State.

The Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Niger State command, Joel Dagwa told Channels Television on Tuesday that the accident involved a trailer and an 18-seater bus that was heading to Lagos from the North.

Dagwa continued that the command located at the Kutigi Unit Command evacuated the area in the early hours of the day and the corpses from the accident have been taken to the Federal Medical Centre, Bida and Kutigi General Hospital.

He however said many injured victims were critically injured and unconscious.

He added that the command was yet to get the Manifest of the bus and get the identities of the travellers and the specific state the bus was travelling.

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