Six people killed in Niger road crash
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said six persons were killed and six others sustained various injuries in an accident in Malam Tanko village on Abuja–Kaduna road of Tafa local government area of Niger.
Kumar Tsukwam, FRSC sector commander, said two commercial buses (marked BRE147 XA and the other without registration number) loaded with 17 passengers were involved in the crash. He added that the incident occurred on Wednesday at about 5:50 p.m.
“The victims and the corpses were taken to Sabon Wuse General Hospital, and the vehicles were handed over to the police division in Tafa LGA,” he said.
Mr Tsukwam attributed the crash to speeding. He advised motorists to exercise caution and adhere strictly to speed limits to avoid crashes.
The road safety officer said the FRSC would continue to monitor road users to guard against dangerous driving.
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