20 Killed In Car Crash Along Kaduna-Kano Highway

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  • Eyewitness reports also confirmed that the crash was a head-on collision between the two vehicles, due to bad driving at a diversion point

No fewer than 20 people have lost their lives in an accident along the Kaduna-Kano road.

Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, confirmed this in a statement issued on Sunday.

He said the fatal accident which involved a Hummer Bus belonging to Kano Line and a private Toyota Rav4 SUV, occurred on Saturday afternoon around the Kauran Wali axis.

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Kaduna-Kano

According to Aruwan, the bus was Kano-bound, while the SUV was headed for Zaria.

Eye-witness reports also confirmed that the crash was a head-on collision between the two vehicles, due to bad driving at a diversion point on the highway.

Ten persons were said to have died on the spot while the other 10 died later at the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH), Shika.

Several others sustained injuries.

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