KADUNA: Fuel tanker crushes two to death in Zaria

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KADUNA: Fuel tanker crushes two to death in Zaria

After a serious accident between a fuel tanker and a Golf car along the famous Zaria–Kano express way by ‘Yan Karfe on Monday, two persons lost their lives at the spot.

The Golf car was occupied by the two persons who lost their lives; which was the driver and one other person. They both died after sustaining serious injuries which led to death despite efforts by people who tried to save them immediately the incident occurred.

The tanker driver identified as Umar Aliyu, told newsmen that he was coming all the way from Port Harcourt, heading to Jigawa before the accident occurred in Zaria following a cross over by a trailer which came out from ‘Yan Karfe side.

For the past 18 years of driving, this was the first accident he experienced describing it as unfortunate in his driving career, the driver stated.

The area commander of the Zaria Police Command, ACP Ibrahim Abdullahi, while speaking at the scene of the accident, made it known that the accident was unfortunate and advised motorists to avoid reckless driving to avoid crashes.

ACP Ibrahim made it known that they blocked the road completely to help safeguard the lives and property of the road users and divert the road to follow Zaria -Sabon Gari to their various destinations.

Proper security measures had been provided to safeguard the area, he stated.

Fire fighters from Zaria Office and Ahmadu Bello University were on ground in case of eventualities that may happen because of the petrol that was all over the ground.



KADUNA: Fuel tanker crushes two to death in Zaria


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