Edo Records 83 Deaths From 112 Road Crashes In 5 Months
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Tuesday said no fewer than 83 persons died in road accidents in Edo between January and May, 2019.
The corps Commander in the state, Mr Anthony Oko, made this known in Benin, at the Second Quarter Retreat with “Corps Visibility, the Basis for Improved Command Performance” as theme, organised for personnel of the command.
Oko said that the deaths occurred in various routes within the state during the period, adding that 112 road crashes were reported across the state during the period.
He added that 421 persons were injured in the incidents, adding, however, that road traffic crashes had reduced in the state compared to the statistics of such incidents during corresponding period in 2018.