Home / Kebbi / Auto Crash Kills 10 In Kebbi

Auto Crash Kills 10 In Kebbi

Ten traders lost their lives in Jega local government area of Kebbi State  when a trailer driver lost control of the vehicle and rammed into them by the roadside.

Eye witness, Bello Abubakar told LEADERSHIP that the accident occurred at a busy roadside area where the traders were having a field day selling their wares.

According to him, the trailer was coming from Koko/Yauri area of the state when the accident happened.

It was gathered that 46 others that narrowly escaped death in the accident were taken to the Jega  General Hospital for treatment.

Reports say many of those who died in the accident were bread, orange and banana hawkers by the roadside.

Abubakar explained that “the accident happened this morning. I think the trailer was coming from Lagos or Ibadan in the south west. The driver lost control of the vehicle as it was entering Jega from the Koko/Yauri side and it ran into group of roadside traders”.

He said many people were injured in the accident and have been taken to the hospitals in the area.

When contacted, the Public Relations Officer (PRO)  of the Federal Road Safety Corps in Kebbi State, Ibrahim Kangiwa said they have not been informed about the accident yet .

Source

About admin

Check Also

Auto Crash Kills 10 In Kebbi

Ten traders lost their lives in Jega local government area of Kebbi State  when a …

Kebbi Govt. to partner NGOs to curb Almajiris – Official

The Kebbi State government has expressed readiness to partner with Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) to curb …

2019: Buhari’s record incomparable – Bagudu

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – GOVERNOR Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State yesterday stated that there …

Court remands Kebbi ex-gov, others in EFCC custody

Justice Basse Onu of the Federal High Court, Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State, yesterday remanded former governor, …