Three persons were killed in a fatal accident that occurred at about 12:30 PM in Dutse Baupma in Abuja on Saturday, July 8.
A statement from the FCT police command, SP Josephine Adeh, says the police received a distress call and quickly went to the scene where the victims were rushed to the Kubwa General Hospital for urgent medical attention.
She said that unfortunately, three of the victims including Hosea Stehen, a 34-year-old male from EFAB Metropolis Estate; Muhammad Lawal, a 32-year-old male from Jere, Kaduna State and Bashir Shaibu, a 25-year-old male, also from Jere, Kaduna State, were confirmed dead at the hospital.
She added that four individuals involved in the accident are currently receiving medical treatment at Kubwa General Hospital. She gave their names as Maria Ibeku, a 21-year-old female; Ebuka Eleodimuo, a 38-year-old male; Joy Adebayo, a 36-year-old female; and Bashir Haruna, a 25-year-old male. She mentioned that the victims recuperating in the hospital hail from Mbouko Village, Dutse, and Karasana Village in Abuja.
DSP Adeh added that four vehicles involved in the accident have been safely secured at the police station. They include a Black Toyota Camry with registration number YAB 355 AH, a Toyota Pilot (registration number unknown), a Truck (registration number unknown), and a Tricycle with registration number KUJ 571 VE. It is worth noting that a Toyota Jeep with registration number BWR 468 CD, believed to belong to a Department of State Security officer, was taken from the scene by DSS Personnel from Ushafa, Abuja. The driver of the vehicle has been identified as David C.Y Audu, a male resident of Ushafa.
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