A road crash which occurred close to Setraco Junction along Kubwa Expressway has claimed the lives of a couple and three others, while leaving another seriously injured.

The crash occurred after a trailer collided with a Toyota Camry car leaving Kubwa en-route Abuja metropolis on Sunday.

A Federal Road Safety Corps’ official, Mr Emmanuel Agbo, confirmed the incident.

He said, “The impact forced the car, with registration number ABC 978 SL, to crash onto a concrete pillar of a bridge across the highway.

“Five persons in the car, including a couple, died on the spot. You can see their corpses on the ground.

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“A sixth person in the car, a woman, sustained serious injuries and has been rushed to the hospital.

“We are trying to move the dead to the mortuary of one of the hospitals in the city.”

The driver of the trailer reportedly fled the scene of the accident but was chased down and subsequently arrested by men of the Nigerian Police Force.

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