An ambulance belonging to the Kogi State Government House was yesterday involved in an accident near the 500 Housing unit, Ganaja village outskirt of Lokoja, the state capital, killing a motorcyclist and a middle-aged woman, whose little baby miraculously survived the accident.
The speeding ambulance was coming into the state capital,Lokoja, from the eastern part of the state when it crashed into a motorcyclist carrying the woman, with her baby strapped to her back, as they were trying to cross the highway.
An eyewitness said the woman and the cyclist were returning home after a church service and that while the okada rider and the unidentified woman died on the spot, the little baby sustained minor injuries in the head.
Confirming the incident the special adviser to the governor on media and strategy, Mr. Jacob Edi, said the accident, saying occurred at about noon on Sunday.
The woman’s body has since been deposited at the Kogi State Specialist Hospital in Lokoja while the little baby is currently receiving medical attention at the same hospital.
Edi stated that the governor had ordered that full medical attention be given to the little child.
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