A ghastly motor accident has claimed Seven lives at Farin-Doki village near Kwakuti town, along Minna – Suleja road in Paikoro local government area of Niger state.
Confirming the accident, the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Wasiu Abiodun said, the lone fatal motor vehicle accident occured 7.10pm at Farin-Doki village.
The Toyota bus driven by one Ilyasu Bala involved in the crash with a Kano registration number KMC 297 ZU was conveying passengers from Katsina to Lagos.
It was reliably gathered that the injured victims were assisted by good samaritans to the hospital at Gawu in Gurara local government and to IBB Specialist Hospital, Minna, Niger State.
According to him, the driver, four other men, one woman and a child were killed during the unfortunate accident that happened around after seven o’ clock in the evening on Monday.
He added that “the vehicle was coming from Katsina heading to Lagos. The driver lost control of the said vehicle at a point around Farin-Doki village due to a reported mechanical fault developed by the vehicle.
“Unfortunately, the bus summersaulted while the driver and six others died on the spot, eight other passengers sustained various degree of injuries”.
Furthermore, he said the Police patrol team attached to Paiko Division quickly moved to the scene and rushed the injured victims to the nearest Hospital for medical attention, while the corpses were taken to IBB Hospital Morgue in Minna.