Zamfara Auto Crash Claimed 10 Lifes 45 Others Sustained Injuries


At least 10 passengers were confirmed dead and 45 others sustained Injuries in a fatal road accident in Zamfara State.

This was revealed in a statement on sunday by Mr Mohammed Shehu, the state public relations officer.

Further more he stated that the crash occurred on Saturday evening along the Kasuwar Daji, Gusau Road in the state.

"On 18th April 2020 at about 9pm, a truck transporting passengers and goods from one of the local markets in Kasuwar Daji was involved in a fatal accident".

ten of it passengers died on the spot while 45 others passengers sustained injuries and were instantly taken to the Federal Medical Centre, Gusau for treatment,” Shehu said.

Shehu made known that the bodies of the dead persons have been deposited in the morgue at the Medical Centre in Gusau and would be released to their relatives for burial.

He pleaded with the residents, especially commercial vehicles drivers of to stop reckless driving.

The police command’s spokesman told them to follow all traffic regulations and warned that violators would face the full charge of the law.

He stated that investigation has commenced into the incident while the Commissioner of Police in Zamfara, Usman Nagogo, has condoled with the families of the deceased.

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