Federal Road Safety Corps FRSC in the state has confirmed that two persons lost their lives in a motor accident which occurred on Wednesday on Urua Ekpa junction in Uyo, the state capital.
The Sector Commander, FRSC, Sunday Oghenekaro, who disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Uyo said that the accident, which involved three vehicles, would have been averted if the tricycle driver had adhered to traffic rules and regulations.
The sector commander said that the deceased were one male and one female adult on the tricycle.
He explained that the truck with registration number, BNY 137 XA, skidded off the road while trying to avoid the tricycle crossing the road on top speed and rammed into the truck.
Oghenekaro also said that two adults: a male from the tricycle and the other from the motorcycle sustained various degrees of injury.
He warned road users to adhere to all traffic rules and regulations while on the road to ensure safety on the roads.