Car crashes along the berger axis in Abuja on 21/4/2019 in the FCT Metropolis as two friends were burnt when their car hit an electric pole and somersaulted several times before it was engulfed in flame. The magnitude of the inferno was very high to the extent that it could not be put out immediately.
The accident occurred on the Berger bridge flyover when a Toyota Corolla car with two male occupants rammed into an electric pole and lost control in the process.
Fire Fighters Magazine gathered that the driver of the vehicle was on high speed, which made the impact so devastating that the occupants suffered severe injury, when the car summersaulted severally and eventually went into flames.
Before the fire was completely put out, the occupant had suffered serious injuries and was burnt all over his body. He was later rescued alive and taken to the hospital.
The Road Safety officer, who spoke on anonymity at the scene of the incident advice motorist within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) metropolis to be cautious during festive period because the city routes are always empty and scanty during festive periods, leaving motorists always taking advantage to drive recklessly.