Monday, April 11, 2016 6:14 pm
*The ill-fated teachers were on their way to the bank to draw salaries
The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Monday said six primary school teachers died in a road accident on Dutsinma- Katsina road.
Alhaji Abdu Bagadawa, the FRSC Sector Commander, said that the accident victims were from Danmusa local government area of Katsina state.
The teachers were on their way to Katsina to withdraw their salaries when the accident occurred.
Bagadawa stated that the accident, which involved 12 passengers, claimed the lives of six on the spot.
The sector commander said five people sustained various degrees of injuries and were rushed to Dutsinma General Hospital.
He said the other passenger was taken to Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, for treatment.
Bagadawa stated that the incident, which involved a Sharon mini-bus with registration number, XA241KTN, was caused by speeding.
The sector commander urged motorists to always abide by traffic rules and regulations as part of measures to reduce road accidents. (NAN)