2 die, 5 injured in Kano auto crash



The Federal Road Safety () in Kano State has that two persons died while five others were injured in an auto crash Kano-Zaria road at Dakatsalle village.

The Sector Commander in the state, Mr Zubairu Mato, made the in a statement Monday in Kano.

He said that the accident involved a commercial Peugot 306 with registration number TFA 429 TJ and a trailer with registration number KTJ 574 XA.

“We received a call at about 3:15 a.m. 29, .

“On receiving the information, we quickly dispatched our personnel and vehicle to the scene of the incident to rescue the victims at 3:40 a.m.,” Mato said.

The sector commander said that the accident occurred as a result of over speeding and loss of control.

“The accident involved 13 adult male. Victims who lost lives were two adult male, while five male victims sustained serious injuries,” he said.

Mato said the injured were to Kura General for treatment, while the remains of the deceased were handed over to relatives by the police. (NAN)