Dele Ogbodo in Abuja

A Honda Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) conveying four students of Federal Government Girls’ College (FGGC), Abaji, on its way to Abuja, ran into a stationary trailer on the outskirts of Abaji, near Nestle water factory, around 9.30a.m. yesterday.
The four girls sporting the uniform of the school, including the driver narrowly escaped death.

The driver of the vehicle, THISDAY learnt, is the owner of the car, sustained injury on his forehead and hands.

His daughter of about 16 years and three of her classmates seated at the back of the vehicle sustained some injuries.

An eyewitness who was at the scene of the accident a few minutes before it occured, said: “This is God’s miracle at work.”

He said it was unfortunate that the driver was overtaking without looking ahead. At the time of filing this report, sympathisers and passers said the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) within a stone throw away, was on its way to the accident scene.