12 people die, 9 others injured in Niger State auto crash

No fewer than 12 people have been reportedly dead and 9 others severely injured in a fatal accident on Friday, November 8th in Niger state.

The accident occurred in Gwacipe village of Gurara Local Government Area of the state as disclosed by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Niger state.

FRSC Sector Commander, Mr Joel Daqwa disclosed while reacting to the incident that the accident involves DAF Trailer with registration number KMW 08 AX and Toyota Hiace with registration number SSU 08 XA.

Dagwa said the accident was a result of overspeeding and dangerous overtaking.  He appealed to road users to obey traffic rules and regulations to avoid crashes.

He said: “the accident involved 25 people, 12 of them were killed while nine sustained injuries and taken to Federal Medical Centre, Gawu for treatment. All corpses have been deposited at the hospital.”

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