The Kano Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has confirmed the death of 19 persons in an auto crash in the State.
The Sector Commandant, Zubairu Mato, confirmed the incident, saying the 19 persons died in the accident which occurred yesterday at Dinyar madiga village, few kilometers from Takai town of Kano State.
He said the incident occurred at about 1810hrs and that four vehicles were involved; including a Kano line mass transit bus, a Sharon car, Golf and a Honda civic car.
“A total of 19 people died ( 14 male adults, 3 female adults and 2 male children) and 7 were injured.
The corpses and injured were conveyed to Takai General hospital by FRSC rescue team from wudil unit Command.”
Zubairu explained that the crash was as a result of over speeding and dodging of potholes.