1:42 PM August 18, 2022

Six die, others injured in Zamfara auto crash



Six persons died while six others were injured in an auto crash that occurred at Tazame Village in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara on Thursday.

The accident occurred when the Sharon bus in which the victims were travelling had a head-on collision with an articulated vehicle.

Sector Commander of the FRSC in Zamfara, Mr Iron Danladi, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Gusau on Friday that the bus in which the victims were travelling was heading to Sokoto from Abuja.

He said the driver of the unregistered bus was overtaking dangerously when it struck the articulated vehicle travelling from the opposite direction

Danladi added that the injured were taken to Yeriman Bakura Specialists Hospital, Gusau, for treatment while corpses of the dead were deposited at the morgue in the same facility. (NAN)

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