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5 Persons Injured in Accident after FCT Police Driver Broke Traffic Rule



Nigeria Police Bella NaijaNo fewer than five persons were seriously injured on Monday in an accident that occurred when a police bullion van driver broke traffic regulation.

An eyewitness told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the accident occurred on Sani Abacha barracks road involving a police vehicle’s driver.

He Agada Daniel of the police FCT command, allegedly drove against the traffic. He said bullion van, “proforce”, with plate number NPF 2647D, while taking one way, hit a taxi.

“The driver of the bullion van decided to take one way and with the rate of his speed, it rammed into an Abuja painted taxi marked Kaduna, DKA 601XA. As a result of the speed, the driver collided with the oncoming vehicle; another painted taxi driver,” he said.

He said four of the injured are staff of the Halogen security company in Area 3, FCT.

According to him, driving against the traffic has become norms for the police and the military, mostly on Maraba axis.

“It is so unfortunate that the law makers are the law breakers in this Country,” he noted.

A leader of the NEMA team on rescue mission declined to answer question as he was busy evacuating the injured passengers.

All efforts by NAN to reach the force PRO proved abortive.

NAN called FCT police command spokesperson more than five times and even sent a voice and text message to him giving details but there was no response from him

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) was established by the Federal Government of Nigeria in May 1976 to gather and distribute news on Nigeria and cover events of interest to Nigeria at the international level for the benefit of the Nigerian Media and the Public.


  1. Enn

    August 9, 2016 at 11:45 am

    So tan?!…mtcheww thank God no one died.
    Nigerian police destroying lives since 19xx..

  2. True Talk

    August 9, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    They do that daily all over the nation. Let Buhari start his WAI with them. If even lives are lost, to Nigerian police, army and civil defence it is nothing. They are the untouchables in Nigeria. Law makers, law breakers.

  3. Prince

    August 9, 2016 at 3:50 pm

    They don’t obey traffic rules.

  4. sharon

    August 9, 2016 at 8:32 pm

    How would they comment? Useless people

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