Nine killed, others injured in auto crash

EMERGENCY DIGEST- Nine persons were killed and eleven others were injured in an auto crash on Kutigi-Mokwa Road in Niger State.

FRSC Sector Commander in the state, Mr Musa Mohammed, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday that the four vehicles involved got burnt.

“Two Daf tankers, a Sharon bus and a Volkswagen Golf car were involved. Twenty people were involved in the mishap; nine were burnt to death, while 11 others sustained injuries,’’ he explained.

He blamed the accident on fatigue on the part of some of the drivers and the loss of control of their vehicles.

Thereafter, Mohammed advised motorists to exercise caution and adhere strictly to speed limits to avoid crashes.

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