Many Feared Dead In Kano Road Accident

Many Feared Dead In Kano Road Accident - Vantage News Nigeria

An auto crash at Dakare village in Garko Local Government Area of Kano State, has led to the death of no fewer than eight persons while six others sustained various degree of injuries.

The accident happened when a Volkswagen Sharon commercial vehicle rammed into a bus on Wudil-Bauchi highway on Thursday.

Confirming the incident to News Agency of Nigeria, the Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps in Kano, Zubairu Mato, said that the accident occurred as a result of dangerous driving and over-speeding

He explained that the command received a call about 9:30 a.m. on December 3 and quickly dispatched their personnel and vehicle to the scene of the incident and rescued some of the victims at about 9:50 a.m.

He further stated that “the victims who lost their lives were male adults, while six were injured and six others escaped unhurt.”

Mato, who revealed that the victims were taken to Garko General Hospital in Kano, where the doctor on duty confirmed eight dead, appealed to motorists to drive carefully and obey traffic rules.


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