Nine Dead, Three Others Injured In An Accident On Zaria – Kano Road
No fewer than 9 persons including 6 females, 2 males and a child have lost their lives leaving 3 others injured in Imawa village of Kura local government of Kano State on Tuesday morning.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Kano State, Mr. Zubairu Mato has confirmed the incident to the newsmen where he revealed that nine persons have lost their lives and three others injured in a ghastly motor accident on Kano-Zaria road.
Mr Zubairu Mato, the Corps Commander, confirmed the incident in a statement issued to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Kano on Tuesday.
He also made the disclosure that the accident occurred when two vehicles collided at Imawa village in Kura Local Government Area of the state.
Zubairu said that the accident occurred at about 9:00 a.m. on Monday involving an articulated vehicle, a car and a tricycle.
The commandant said the accident involved a trailer with registration number KMC158XW; a car with registration number AE 884 GZW and a tricycle without registration number.
Mato attributed the accident to the recklessness driving, adding that the trailer and the car collided while trying to doged the tricycle coming from the other side of the road.
“We received a call at about 9:12 a.m. on Oct. 6, and we dispatched rescue team to the scene of the accident to rescue the victims,” he said.
Mato added that the victims were referred to Kura General Hospital for treatment.
He urged motorists to observe traffic regulations to control road accidents. (NAN)