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31 lives lost in Adamawa road accidents between January-July 2023: FRSC

The Adamawa State Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says 31 lives were lost to road accidents from January to July this year.

The command also confirmed that 274 persons sustained different degrees of injuries in the road crashes within the period under review.

FRSC’s Sector Commander in the State, Mr Yelwa Dio, disclosed this in an interview with Newsmen in Yola, the State capital.

According to Dio, during the period the command recorded 126 road crashes involving 548 people.

He attributed major causes of the accidents to excessive speeding, overloading of persons and goods, wrongful overtaking and use of mobile phones while driving.

The sector commander therefore advised drivers and other road users to always abide by traffic rules and regulations to avoid mishaps.

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