No fewer than two people have been confirmed dead in a road accident that also left 12 people with various degrees of injury, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Zamfara State Command has confirmed.
According to the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the command, Yasir Shehu, the accident occured between the Gusau-Funtua road in the early hours of Saturday.
Shehu said that the accident involved three vehicles, a Honda car, a Nissan bus, and a Golf saloon.
He stated that a total of 14 male adults were involved in the accident that finally killed two persons, while twelve persons were seriously injured and have been rushed to the hospital.
The FRSC spokesman who attributed the cause of the accident to over-speeding and wrongful overtaking, pointed out that all the injured persons had been taken to the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) in Gusau for immediate medical attention.
The command’s spokesman warned motorists against dangerous driving, including wrongful overtaking and over-speeding as those were the major causes of road crashes.