19 died in kano, Kastina Road Accident . 19 persons have died in a motor accident along Kano-Katsina Road. According to federal Road safety commission.
According to the Public Relations Officer of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) Sector Command in the state, Mr Kabir Ibrahim-Daura who said this, Saturday.
He noted that the incident occurred near Lambun Garban Bichi, on the outskirts of Bichi town, around 8:30 a.m. on Friday.
Speaking further, he noted that a Peugeot J5 bus and a Toyota C20 bus had a head-on collision when one of the drivers of the vehicles wanted to overtake the other vehicle at a sharp bend corner.
In addition, he said that the two vehicles bust into flames with 18 out of the 34 passengers in the bus burnt to ashes.
“There were 34 passengers on board the two vehicles, so 18 were burnt to ashes, while the other one died later in the hospital, “he said.
Kabir-Daura said the remaining 15 persons who sustained injuries were taken to Bichi General Hospital by the Corps’ personnel for treatment.