Tuesday, March 23, 2021

19 die, 34 injured in Kaduna-Abuja road crash

 No fewer than 19 commuters have died and 34 others injured in an auto crash on the Kaduna-Abuja Highway.

The Nation

The crash occurred on Sunday in the Kateri area of the expressway.

Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs Samuel Aruwan said the accident happened when the tyre of a speeding DAF trailer exploded.

“Security agencies have reported that 19 people died in a ghastly road traffic crash at the Kateri axis of the Kaduna-Abuja highway on Sunday,” Aruwan said.

The survivors are receiving treatment in hospital.

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