5 individuals had been killed and 16 individuals sustained various levels of damage when a car rammed right into a highway market in Gboko Native Authorities Space of Benue State.
The accident occurred round 7 pm on Tuesday, Could 31, when the motive force of the car misplaced management as a consequence of brake failure, in entrance of Temperance lodge in Akaajime space of Gboko.
In accordance with an eyewitness, the car was coming from Gboko city to Mkar when the incident occurred.
“5 individuals had been killed on the spot, and 16 individuals had been injured and receiving remedy at non-public hospitals in Gboko. There are 12 injured individuals at St. Joseph and 4 others at Atuna hospitals in Gboko receiving remedy.” the witness defined.
A number of the victims have been recognized as Manasseh Shima Buty Ukor, Terseer Pever, and Iember Wan Ipav.
Chairman of Gboko native authorities, James Kachina who confirmed the incident on Wednesday mentioned 16 individuals had been injured.
The council boss, accompanied by the chief of the Gboko legislative home and Peters Maaki, visited Atuna and St John’s hospitals in Gboko the place the injured victims are receiving remedy.