12 dead, 26 injured in Kano auto-crash

From Maduabuchi Nmeribeh, Kano

No fewer than 12 people lost their lives in a fatal auto-crash along Wudil/Maiduguri Road in Gaya Local Government Area of Kano state.

According to the Public Relations Officer of the Kano sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Kabiru Daura, 26 people sustained different degrees of injuries, including 11Male adults, four female adults, six male children and three female Children.

Among those who lost their lives include eight male adults, one female adult and three male children.

He added that the accident which occurred at about 11:20 A.M. on Wednesday, involved a Volks Wagon Golf-3 with registration number BBR 690 AA and Toyota Haice (Hummer) with registration number KTG 467 YG, which collided head-on at a diversion.

He further stated that the cause of the accident was traced to speed violation, adding that the two vehicles were for commercial purposes.

He said both the injured and the dead victims have been taken to General Hospital, Gaya where the wounded are taken treatment and the dead deposited in the mogue.

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