The kind of incidents that take place on Nigerian roads can leave one traumatised at some point.
A driver reportedly knocked a family down on the road and his next action left many in great shock as to what intention of the driver might be.
According to Emergency Digest, a father, mother and two children have been knocked down by a hit and run driver along Abuja-Lokoja road in Kwali. The family members who sustained injuries from the accident were riding on a motorcycle when they were knocked down by the vehicle on Friday.
Some people who saw what happened talked about it and clarified how it reportedly occurred. A witness said the incident happened at about 6:21pm when the man, identified as Aguma Iko, was hit by an over speeding vehicle while the driver was trying to overtake another vehicle. He said men of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) took the injured family members to a hospital in Kwali.
In another development, another accident reportedly led to the unfortunate death of one person. The person died in another accident which occurred in the early hours of Friday, near Piri junction, along the same road. A witness said the accident happened at about 5:45am after a Ford bus with registration number APP 109 EW on top speed rammed into a DAF truck. The witness said the corpse was removed and taken to Kwali General Hospital morgue.
The FRSC Unit Head of Operations at Yangoji, AU Okuonghae, confirmed the two accidents, which he attributed to wrongful overtaking, loss of control and hit and run driver. He said the remains of the deceased had been deposited at Kwali General Hospital morgue while the four family members that were knocked down by a hit and run driver were also taken to hospital for treatment.
Meanwhile, a fire incident had earlier occurred in Kano State where some valuables were serious affected. An early morning fire outbreak has burnt down seven classrooms at Badawa Secondary School in Nassarawa Local Government Area of Kano State.
The spokesman of Kano police command, Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, who confirmed the incident in a text message Monday morning, said no life was lost in the inferno. He attributed the incident to electricity spark from one of the laboratories in the school.
He said the fire broke out at around 1:30am. “25/03/19, fire incident at about 0130hrs there was fire incident that occurred at Badawa secondary school that burnt down 7 class rooms. “Cause of the inferno was suspected to be as a result of electric spark from one of laboratory class. “No lost of life or injury recorded” he added. He said the fire was brought under control by the fire fighters.
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