No fewer than 13 persons have died in a terrible car accident that occurred in Ogodumu, along Otukpo-Adoka road in Benue State.

WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the incident happened on Tuesday afternoon, January 26.

The accident was reportedly caused by an articulated truck that lost control and rammed into a fully loaded bus going to Abuja.

Among the deceased were a mother and her three kids, between the ages of 3,5, and 7, who were traveling in the bus.

At least 9 other people also died in the crash and only a few passengers survived the tragic accident.

See photos from the accident scene below:

In similar development, two people have reportedly died in Benue road accident.

The tragic incident which involved Benue links vehicle occurred around 2pm along Naka Taraku road, Benue state.

It was learnt that atleast two people died and many sustained serious degree of injuries.