Mohammed Shehu, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state who disclosed the incident on Saturday night said the accident involved a “trailer vehicle”.
Shehu stated that 45 other passengers sustained various degrees of injuries in the accident that occurred on Saturday night
According to him “On 18th April 202o at about 2100hours, a trailer vehicle conveying passengers and goods from Kasuwar Daji market was involved in a fatal accident where 10 persons died on the spot while 45 others sustained injuries and were rushed to the Federal Medical Center, Gusau for treatment,” Shehu said in a statement.
The Police spokesperson said the remains of the deceased persons have been deposited at the Federal Medical Center Mortuary, Gusau and would be handed over to their relations for burial.
He urged the general public, especially drivers of commercial vehicles, to refrain from reckless driving and obey all traffic regulations.