FRSC Confirms 19 Dead, 7 Injured In Kano Accident

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About 19 persons have been confirmed dead and 7 others injured in an auto crash at about 18:10 hours on Sunday at Dinyar Madiga in Takai Local government area of Kano state.

Federal Road Safety Corps Commander, Zubair Mato confirms the incident on Monday

He said out of the 19 dead persons, 14 are males, 3 females and 2 male children.

He said the incident involved  4 vehicles with 26 passengers attributing the accident to over speeding and dodging of potholes on the highway.

The victims have since been rushed to Takai General Hospital and are receiving treatment.

The accident involved two VW Golf, Sharon bus, Honda Accord, and Kano Line Bus.

Speaking to reporters at the scene of the accident, Takai local government branch Chairman of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Malam Datti Musa Shawu appealed to authorities concern to immediately rehabilitation of the road that has claimed about 62 lives from January this year.