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Six dead, others injured in Zamfara auto crash

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Six persons died, while six others sustained various degrees of injuries in an auto crash at Tazame Village, Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State on Thursday.

The accident, according to the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Commissioner (FRSC), Mr Iron Danladi, occurred when the Sharon bus in which the victims were travelling had a head-on collision with an articulated vehicle.

The Sector Commander further explained that the bus was on its way to Sokoto from Abuja.

He observed that the driver of the unregistered bus was overtaking dangerously when it struck the articulated vehicle travelling from the opposite direction.

Mr Iron Danladi stated that those injured were taken to Yeriman Bakura Specialists Hospital, Gusau for treatment, while the corpses of the dead were deposited at the morgue in the same hospital.