9 die, 3 injured in Kano-Zaria road accident


The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Kano State has confirmed nine fatalities in an auto crash on Kano-Zaria Road.

Three people were injured.

Zubairu Mato, State Corps Commander, in a statement, said two vehicles collided at Imawa village in Kura Local Government Area.

The accident involved an articulated vehicle, a car and a tricycle.

The trailer’s registration number is KMC158XW; the car AE 884 GZW, while the tricycle had no license plate.


“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.

The deceased include two male, six female and a child.

Those injured were taken to Kura General Hospital for treatment.

Mato appealed motorists to observe traffic regulations and drive safely.

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