Despite a policy banning members of the Federal Road Safety Corps from chasing vehicles on the road, officials of the FRSC today caused a fatal accident while chasing a vehicle who refused to offer bribe to them.
According to eye witnesses report, FRSC chased a vehicle which loaded from calabar to uyo for not paying 500 Naira.
The accident took place along nkim itam at 4pm today.
Trail Reporters gathered that the FRSC has been collecting bribe along the highway and the driver’s refusal to part with the cash led to a hot chase by the officials, where eleven persons have been declared dead and three injured.
Efforts to speak with the FRSC Public Relations Officer were unsuccessful.