19 people dead and many injured in a ho​rrifi​c accident on Daudawa- Funtua road

Over 57 people were involved in a car accident after a driver lost control of his vehicle along Daudawa – Funtua road in Faskari local government, Katsina State.

According to reports, a public transport car with registration DKA 654 ZP was traveling at a high speed and it lost control, the car flipped multiple times before it came to a stop. Majority of the passenger died instantly and about 38 people sustained severe to light injuries. The bus was heading to Sokoto with 57 passengers before it crashed, says a person familiar with the subject.

FRSC rescue team attended to the accident scene, they transported some passenger to the hospitals while the deceased passengers were transported to a nearby morgue.

“Drivers should desist from overloading, speeding and continue to abide by the traffic rules and regulations as part of measures to avert crashes on the highway “ Ngueku, the sector commander for FRSC.