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by Echezona obinna

The Toyota Hummer bus and a Hyundai jeep were involved in a collision that resulted in 14 people dying from burn injuries along the Gaya-Wudil road in Kano State, according to the Federal Road Safety Corps.

Zubairu Mato, the FRSC Sector Commander for Kano, verified the dead toll on Tuesday.

He said that about 7:45 p.m., road safety personnel arrived at the scene of the collision on the Kano-Gaya route in Rege Village by Antukuwani.

He explained that the bus with registration number, GML 102 TA belonging to Kano Line was coming from Gombe State when it collided with the jeep, at about 7.30pm on Sunday night.
He said, “Thirteen passengers were burnt to death on the spot with 6 others injured in the accident.”

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It was gathered that one of the female passengers died on Monday morning at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital intensive care unit.

The FRSC commander attributed the accident to over speeding and dangerous overtaking.

He, therefore urged drivers to always ensure the use of speed limit device and avoid dangerous overtaking while driving on highways.


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