Kaduna State Govt confirms death of wedding guests, others in fatal car crash along Zaria-Kano road

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Update: Kaduna State Govt confirms death of wedding guests, others in fatal car crash along Zaria-Kano road

20 people including 17 young men from Kano State died in a fatal car crash along Kauran Wali axis of Zaria-Kano Road. 

 

LIB reported that the young men were returning home after attending the wedding of their friend in Zaria. 

 

Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who confirmed the accident in a statement said the fatal crash which occurred on Saturday afternoon, June 5, involved a Hummer Bus belonging to Kano Line (KN90H42), and a private Toyota Rav4 SUV (ABC550NV).

 

Update: Kaduna State Govt confirms death of wedding guests, others in fatal car crash along Zaria-Kano road

 

“The bus was Kano-bound, while the SUV was headed for Zaria. According to eye-witness reports, the crash was a head-on collision between the two vehicles, resulting from dangerous driving and overtaking along a diversion point on the highway,” Aruwan stated.

 

“Over 20 persons were involved in the crash; ten (10) persons died on the spot and others died later at the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH), Shika. Those injured remain in the…



Source: Linda Ikeji