12 Die, 28 Injured In Zaria-Kano Expressway Road Crash — FRSC

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Mr Kabir Nadabo, Federal Road Safety Corps, Kaduna State Sector Commander says no fewer than 12 persons died and 28 sustained injuries in a road crash along the Zaria-Kano Expressway.

Nadabo told the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Kaduna that the fatal road traffic crash occurred at Tashar Yari village at 7.36 am on Monday.

“The trailer with a registration number KTG 454 ZZ was travelling to Kano when the unfortunate incident occurred,” Nadabo said.

He said that the cause of the crash was wrongful overtaking, speeding, and overloading, which sadly resulted in a high number of fatalities.

Nadabo said the Chairman of Makarfi Local Government and the Unit Commander, Tashar Yari were on the ground to assess the incident.

He said that an investigation of the incident has revealed that 40 people were involved in the crash, 28 got injured and 12 died.

“The injured were conveyed to the Makarfi General Hospital for further treatment.


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