Two Hospitalised As Car Falls Off Abuja Bridge (Photos, Video)

An unidentified driver and a
passenger escaped death on
Wednesday when a car they
were travelling in fell off a bridge
in Abuja.

The vehicle missed the Jabi Lake
by a few inches.
The accident occurred at about along the busy Shehu
Yar’Adua Expressway opposite
the Jabi Lake Mall. An official of the Federal Road
Safety Commission, FRSC, who
witnessed the accident but
pleaded not to be named
because he was not authorized
to speak on the matter, said the driver lost control due to over
“I was coming about a hundred
meters away when the car flew
off the neck of the bridge and
disappeared down the cliff,” the officer told PREMIUM TIMES.
“The driver of the car was
running very fast on the speed
lane when another car
interrupted him and he
attempted to veer towards the service lane.
“He, however, lost control as the
car swerved off the neck of the
bridge and glided dangerously
towards the lake and only
stopped inches from the water.” The official also confirmed that
both the driver and the lone
passenger in the vehicle came
out alive and were taken to a
nearby hospital.