Seven persons lost their lives yesterday evening when a 18-seat commercial bus crashed into a Daf truck aong the Kubwa expressway.
A witness said six persons from the bus died on the spot, while another one died on the way to the hospital. He said the cause of the accident cannot be blamed on any of the drivers, until the police conclude investigation on the incident.
Gwarinpa Divisional Police Officer, Godiri Aboki, confirmed the incident and said a combined team of security officials were immediately mobilised to the scene to control traffic.
Another witness, Ibrahim Abubakar, said the driver of the fully loaded commercial bus with registration number XG 254 YAB rammed into the truck as it was crossing the road suddenly.
“The bus hit the truck before crashing into a gutter by the road side,” he said.
He said victims in critical conditions were rushed to Maitama General Hospital.