Officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Agbor Command, Delta State, have returned N1,434,715 and other valuables to relatives of victims of an auto crash.
Sector Commander, Udeme Eshiet, who spoke at the weekend in Agbor, reiterated that it is the tradition of the corps to return recovered items from accident victims to their family members.
He blamed the crash on speeding.
He cautioned motorists against speeding while assuring that the Corps will intensify effort in educating the public on road safety rules.
According to him, the money was recovered from five persons who were killed in the crash which occurred on May 10, 2022 near a popular hotel along Asaba/Benin Expressway, Agbor.
He also said that 11 other passengers were injured in the crash, which involved a Toyota Hiace bus and a Benz truck.
Mr. Eshiet commended his team for upholding the integrity of the Corps and for recovering cash and returning it to relatives of the crash victims.
The Onitsha North Branch Chairman, SeaFood Association, Mr. Eric Emeka Duru, expressed his delight at the gesture of the FRSC, saying that victims of the crash were very active members of their association on a business trip to Ondo State.