Two persons, including a commercial motorcyclist, have died in a crash along Ogori–Magongo road in Kogi State.
City Round learnt that the rider, identified as John Aisoni, died at the scene of the accident on Thursday afternoon.
The other victim, a lady, who sustained a serious injury, was said to have died at Ogori General Hospital where she was taken to.
The Kogi State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Oyedeji Sunday, confirmed the incident to our correspondent on Friday afternoon, adding that it was caused by wrong overtaking and speeding.
Sunday added, “The accident was between a commercial motorcyclist and a Toyota Venza car. There was wrong overtaking which led to this motor accident.
“Two persons have been confirmed dead and have since been deposited in a morgue in nearby Edo State while the other person is receiving treatment at Ogori General Hospital.”