Nine dead, 41 injured in Kano auto crash

Nine dead, 41 injured in Kano auto crash

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed the death of nine persons in a motor accident at Kunar Dumawa, Dambatta Local Government Area of Kano State on Sunday.

FRSC Sector Commander, Zubairu Mato, while confirming the accident in a statement issued on Sunday, said that 41 others were injured in the Sunday evening accident.

“We received a call at about 4:10 p.m. on Sunday.

“On receiving the information, we quickly dispatched our personnel and vehicle to the scene of the incident for the rescue of the victims at about 4:17 p.m. as well as clearing the obstructions,” Mato said.

According to him, the accident involved three vehicles, a truck, a Volkswagen Golf 3 and a Mercedes Benz without registration number.

“The victims who lost their lives are three males, six females, while the remaining 41 victims sustained serious injures.

“The 41 other victims are currently receiving treatment at the hospital, while the dead bodies have been deposited at the mortuary,” he added.

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