3 dead and 14 missing as bus conveying family members ran into a river
The Kaduna sector of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Salisus Galadunci has confirmed the incident that led to the death of 3 persons. According to reports the 18 seater bus was conveying members of a family and ran into River Rijana on Kaduna-Abuja expressway Tuesday September 20th. The only known survival manage to report the incident to an FRSC unit along Kaduna-Abuja expressway.
The Head of Operations, Kaduna Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Salisus Galadunci said, “The incident was reported by the only survivor, a woman who managed to report to an FRSC ambulance stationed at Doka unit, along Kaduna-Abuja expressway, around 7 am on Wednesday. Rescuers from FRSC Doka, Katari and Kakau were immediately dispatched with ambulances, and with support of local divers to search for survivors. Eventually, only three bodies were recovered, while the remaining persons could not be found, including the survivor’s daughter,”