12 die, 26 injured in Kano auto crash – A total of 12 people died on Wednesday morning while 26 others sustained injuries when two vehicles collided on the Wudil-Maiduguri road in Gaya Local Government Area of Kano State.
12 die, 26 injured in Kano auto crash
Zubairu Mato, the Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) told newsmen in Kano that the mishap happened at about 11:20a.m.
“On receiving the information, we quickly dispatched our personnel and vehicle to the scene of the incident to rescue the victims,” Mato said.
He said that the incident included two commercial vehicles, a Volkswagen Golf-3 vehicle with enlistment number BBR 690 AA and a Toyota Haice(Hummer) transport checked KTG 467 YG, originating from inverse bearings.
Mato attributed the accident to speed limit violation.
He said the victims were evacuated to Gaya General Hospital where the doctor on duty confirmed 12 dead, while the 26 injured were currently receiving treatment.
Mato appealed to motorists to obey traffic regulations so as to minimize accidents on the roads.