Nine people lost their lives, while 15 others sustained injuries during a ghastly auto crash that occurred in Takai Local Government Area of Kano State.
The accident was said to have occurred at 9:30am on Monday at Dinyarmadiga village in Takai LGA.
Nasiru Abu Faragai, the Council’s Information Officer, said the accident involved a VW Sharon bus with registration number BUJ 389 AA – Jigawa and a Toyota Sienna vehicle with registration number YLA 389 PK – Adamawa.
He said the VW Sharon bus from Jos, heading to Kano was on high speed and was trying to avoid a pothole. However, the vehicle veered into the lane of the Toyota Sienna coming from Kano and heading to Yola, the Adamawa State capital.
“The two vehicles had a head-on collision and the driver of the Toyota Sienna died on the spot with eight other passengers,” he said.
The injured persons were immediately taken to Takai General Hospital for treatment.
SaharaReporters, New York