19 Killed in Road Ac­ci­dent

Sunday Trust - - FRONT PAGE - From Yusha’u A. Ibrahim, Kano

No fewer than 19 per­sons in­clud­ing women and chil­dren died while 15 oth­ers were in­jured in an auto crash which oc­curred on Fri­day along the BichiKatsina road in Kano State.

Daily Trust on Sun­day gath­ered that the in­ci­dent which oc­curred at Ri­mayen Rake vil­lage in Bichi Lo­cal Gov­ern­ment Area of Kano State, in­volved a Peu­geot J5 and 28-seater Toy­ota Corolla bus.

Con­firm­ing the in­ci­dent, the Act­ing Sec­tor Com­man­der of the Fed­eral Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ah­mad Ti­j­jani Muham­mad, said 34 per­sons were in­volved in the ac­ci­dent.

Muham­mad added that the in­jured vic­tims were rushed to the Bichi Gen­eral Hos­pi­tal for med­i­cal at­ten­tion.

He fur­ther stated that the in­ci­dent was caused by speed limit vi­o­la­tion and wrong over­tak­ing.

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