Tragic 16 burnt to death in fatal auto crash along Lokoja-Abuja expressway

The accident reportedly involved an SUV and a commercial bus between Gegu and Abaji on Friday, July 5, 2016, claiming the lives of 16 victims, leaving a lone survivor.

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News reports have revealed the tragic death of 16 people in a fatal auto crash which occurred along the Lokoja-Abuja expressway.

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The accident reportedly involved an SUV and a commercial between Gegu and Abaji on Friday, July 5, 2016, claiming the lives of 16 victims, leaving a lone survivor.

The Kogi State Governor's convoy was at the scene of the accident with the Senior Special Assistant to Governor, Yahaya Bello on New Media, Petra Akinti Onyegbule, revealing that the commercial bus involved in the accident, was on its way from Lagos to Kano.

The vehicles are reported to have burst into flames following the tragic accident, with 16 of the passengers, 13 from the bus and three from the SUV, engulfed in the fames.

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The three passengers of the SUV were reportedly burnt to death while the sole survivor has reportedly been hospitalised, where he is currently fighting for his life.

May the souls of the departed rest in peace.

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