A truck loaded with cement, crushed one person to death and injured four others at Kugbo along Nyanya road, in Abuja on sunday.
Bisi Kazeem, The Corps Public Education Officer (CPEO) of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), confirmed this.
Kazeem said the accident occurred around 2pm as the truck developed a brake failure.
“At about 1400 hours on Sunday, a BUA truck fully loaded with bags of cement had a brake failure at Kugbo while heading towards Nyanya and ran into a Dangote truck from behind.
“This situation caused total blockade but our men from Emergency Ambulance Service Scheme known as Zebra and Nyanya Unit responded immediately and created an alternative route through Kugbo mechanic village for gradual movement of traffic
“The four injured person were immediately taken to Nyanya General Hospital and Medical centre Mararaba while the only corpse from the crash has been deposited at the Mararaba Federal Medical Centre’s mortuary.
“The Dangote truck has been moved out of the road while our tow truck is still working tirelessly to move the BUA truck as the engine, gear and prime mover are all detached from the tail.”the bags of cement have been moved out of the road too.