15 Die In Auto Crash In Jigawa

No fewer than 15 persons died in an accident involving a Sharon bus and a truck along Gujungu-Gumel road in Kaugama Local Government Area of Jigawa. SP Abdu Jinjiri, the spokesman of the state Police Command, disclosed on Sunday that the accident occurred on Saturday around 7:30 p.m. Jinjiri said that the Sharon vehicle which was supposed to carry seven passengers, was overloaded with 14 people.

“A seven-passengers capacity vehicle overloaded with 14 passengers rammed into a truck coming from the opposite direction on Gujungu-Gumel road.
“As a result, nine of the passengers died on the spot, while the rest were rushed to Gumel General Hospital, in Gumel local government area.

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