Four killed in Katsina road accident—- FRSC

File photo of an Accident scene of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway
File photo of an Accident scene of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Four persons were killed in a ghastly accident on Kurfi-Dutsinma road, Kurfi Local Government Area of Katsina State.

The Unit Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Kurfi, Abba Aminu, confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in a mobile phone call.

He said the accident involved a tipper with registration number DKD 615 XA and a trailer with registration number MSW 75 XA.

READ ALSO: Several inmates electrocuted at Ikoyi Prison

He said the accident occurred on Thursday at Yargamji village at about 5a.m.

He said that one of the vehicles had no head light and was moving in darkness, thereby causing head-on collision with the other vehicle.

Mr Aminu said 11 persons were involved in the accident, in which four people died, while seven others sustained various degrees of injuries.

He revealed that the injured ones were immediately taken to General Hospital, Katsina for medical treatment.

Mr Aminu urged motorists to always abide by traffic rules and regulations as part of measures to reduce road accidents in the country.

(NAN)

Coronavirus Quiz:



Coronavirus factsheet


Advertisement

PT Mag Campaign AD

Support PREMIUM TIMES' journalism of integrity and credibility

Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.

By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.

Donate


TEXT AD: To advertise here . Call Willie +2347088095401...



BE THE FIRST TO KNOW! Subscribe to our newsletter

* indicates required

DOWNLOAD THE PREMIUM TIMES MOBILE APP

Now available on

  Premium Times Android mobile applicationPremium Times iOS mobile applicationPremium Times blackberry mobile applicationPremium Times windows mobile application

All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from PREMIUM TIMES.