Nine dead, 15 others wounded in Kano road accident

Nine dead, 15 others wounded in Kano road accident

Nine dead, 15 others wounded in Kano road accident

On Monday, nine persons have died while 15 other wounded in a road accident at Takai LGA of Kano state.

The accident happened at abot 9:30am yesterday at Dinyar madiga village.

Nasiru Faragai, who is the council’s information officer, stated to reporters that the accident involved a Volkswagen Sharon bus with registration number, BUJ 389 AA-Jigawa and Toyota Sienna (YLA 389 PK-Adamawa).

He stated that the bus was coming from Jos and headed for Kano on high speed. It crashed into the Toyota Sienna coming from Kano heading to Yola while trying to dodge a pothole, he added.

The two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision and the driver of the Toyota Sienna died on the spot with eight other passengers,” he stated.

The wounded persons were immediately rushed to Takai General hospital for treatment, he added.

A witness made it known to journalists that there is no single Road Safety Commission post in the area, which made the police took over rescue operations.

Abdullahi Haruna, who is the police spokesman in Kano, made it known that he was yet to be notified but promised to carry out an investigation.

 

 

Nine dead, 15 others wounded in Kano road accident

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