A mother and her daughter died when the vehicle in which they were travelling had an accident on Sunday in village in Chikun local government area of Kaduna State on Kaduna-Abuja Expressway following a tyre burst.
The incident occurred at about 11pm when the daughter and her mother, Comfort Akor, were coming back from a burial in their village when the tyre of the jeep in which they were travelling burst.
“The two women were thrown out of the car. Sunday Akor, husband of Comfort, was the one driving while his wife and her mother were at the back without fastening the seat belt. When the tyre of the vehicle burst, the vehicle somersaulted several times
A close relation of the deceased, Samuel Gata, told Daily Trust that Sunday Akor was receiving treatment at Amina Hospital while his friend was admitted at St. Gerald Hospital all in Kaduna metropolis. When contacted, the spokesman of the FRSC Kaduna, Olusogo, Ogungbe, confirmed the incident, saying he was still waiting for the details from his men in Kakau unit.