19 persons confirmed dead in Kano car crash

07/10/2019

Posted by: Jane Osuagwu

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19 people have lost their lives in an accident caused by over speeding and bad road. Check details of the tragic car crash in Kano below!

19 persons have been confirmed dead following a fatal car crash which occurred at Dinyar Madiga, Takai LGA Kano state.

The Kano State Sector Commandant of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Zubairu Mato, while confirming the accident said that it happened around 6 pm, with four vehicles involved in the collision.

They include:

  • A Honda Civic car
  • A Sharon car
  • A Golf car
  • A Kano line commercial bus

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19 persons lost their lives on the spot in the car crash

"A total of 19 people died ( 14 male adults, 3 female adults and 2 male children) and 7 were injured.
The corpses and injured were conveyed to Takai General hospital by FRSC rescue team from wudil unit Command."

The FRSC boss went further to say that the accident was due to over speeding and poor condition of the road.

In his own words, he said it's "dodging of potholes."

>>> Please equip yourself with more driving tips to avoid accidents, check FRSC guide on how to drive through potholes safely

Naijauto gathered that the dead victims were confirmed dead in the hospital while those who sustained injuries were being treated.

This is an avoidable accident and it's quite unfortunate that it took 19 lives at a spot.

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Bad roads and overspeeding were the main factors causing the tragic incident

We've always emphasized the need for motorists to apply caution while on the road, especially during the rainy season and in areas where the roads are bad. While you have no control over the state of the road, you have control over your speed limit.

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Jane Osuagwu is an automotive writer at Naijauto.com. She's a car enthusiast who loves creating educative and informative topics on cars, ranging from maintenance tips to updates on the latest trend in the auto industry in concise and friendly writing. 

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