2 die in Jigawa road accident



2 die in Jigawa road accident

By Muhammad Nasir Bashit

Jigawa police have confirmed the deaths of two people in an accident on the Hadejia-Kano road in the Ringim local government area, in the state.

ASP Shiisu Adam, acting police public relations officer (PPRO) of the state police command, told reporters that the crash happened at around 11 a.m. on Sunday.

Shiisu said the accident occurred as a result of a head-on collision involving a Honda sedan and a motorcycle.

He explained that as a result of the collision, the motorcyclist and the person he was transporting were seriously injured and had to be rushed to Ringim General Hospital for treatment.

The PPRO said the victims were later confirmed dead by a doctor at the hospital.

“On June 13 at around 11:00 am, there was a fatal motorcycle / motorbike accident on the Hadejia / Kano road, near the boarding school of Ringim primary school.

“It was a private Honda Accord vehicle, ash color registered DAL 87 AZ, driven by a certain Mustapha Ibrahim aged 47, from the district of Dakata, Nassarawa LGA of the state of Kano.

“On arriving at the said school, the driver had a head-on collision with a motorbike which was driven by a 25-year-old Auwalu Aminu, from the Tsigi neighborhood. Aminu was carrying his friend who was 23 years old and from the same address.

“And as a result, the motorcyclist and his passenger were seriously injured and were rushed to Ringim General Hospital where they were later confirmed dead by a doctor while receiving treatment,” said the PPRO.

The Nigerian News Agency (NAN) recalls that on June 9, no less than 18 people were killed in a car accident on the Birninkudu-Kano road in the Birninkudu local government area.

The accident, which occurred as a result of the collision of two vehicles, resulted in a fire that burned 12 of the victims unrecognizablely while the other six people died instantly. (NAA)


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