3 Killed, 34 Injured Iin Kaduna-Zaria Road Auto Crash

3 Killed, 34 Injured Iin Kaduna-Zaria Road Auto Crash

Three persons have been confirmed dead and 34 others severely injured in a traffic accident on Kaduna-Zaria expressway, yesterday.

The Zaria Unit Commander of Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, Mr Maigari Boyi-Ali, told newsmen in Zaria that the accident occurred at about 4:30a.m.

The commander said the drivers lost control of the vehicles as a result of diesel which spilled on the road.

He said the accident involved a 911 Mercedes lorry with number plate XD603-MSH and a DAF articulated truck with number plate XH832-ABC.

According to him, the truck was conveying passengers from Lagos while the lorry took off from Abuja.

Boyi-Ali said the victims had been taken to Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, ABUTH, Shika, for appropriate attention. He cautioned motorists against over-speeding and over-loading, and appealed to them to be extra conscious while plying the roads to avoid accidents.

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