An officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has died in a tragic road crash in Abuja, Naija News reports.
The FRSC Corps Marshal, Dauda Ali Biu, confirmed this in a statement on Friday where he expressed shock over the death of the officer.
According to Biu, the crash occurred at exactly 04:02 a.m. on Saturday morning, September 1, 2023, while the FRSC truck on tow services was removing a broken-down vehicle along the Karu Bridge, Abuja.
“Following the unfortunate road traffic crash that occurred at Karu bridge, on the Nyanya-Maraba expressway, on Friday, September 1, 2023, which led to the death of Federal Road Safety Corps Tow Truck driver who was towing a broken down trailer from the crash scene; the Corps Marshal, Dauda Ali Biu has expressed deep shock over the incident, as he commiserates with the entire Management and Staff of the Corps over the loss.
“The unfortunate crash occurred at exactly 0402HRS while the FRSC Tow Truck on tow services removing the broken Truck along the aforementioned route.
“Investigation into the crash revealed that a total of four people were involved, out of which three sustained different degrees of injuries while one person who happened to be the driver of the tow truck was killed. Only the two vehicles, the truck and FRSC tow truck were involved,” the Corps Marshal explained.
The Corps Marshal, who was deeply saddened by the crash, prayed for the soul of the deceased to rest in peace and directed immediate evacuation of every obstruction caused as a result of the crash, Naija News reports.