Six persons have been reported to have died after an accident involving multiple vehicles in Gombe.
Naija News understands that the tragedy struck in a bypass area Gombe.
The truck reported to be that of Dangote’s rammed into other vehicles and in the process knocked them into a nearby canal.
An eyewitness identified as Julaibib Musa, narrated how the incident played out while speaking with reporters.
In his report, he said; “the accident happened a few minutes ago. It was the Dangote truck that started brushing an 18-seater bus, with LAG Agege 814 plate number, with three passengers and tricycles into the canal.”
A survivor, who identified himself as Mubarak, a tricycle operator said; “after dropping passengers, I tried to take a U-turn when I saw the truck approaching. Before I could do anything the truck was about to hit me, it was then I tried to divert my tricycle to avoid been crushed.”
While confirming the accident, deputy commissioner of police, DCP Nasiru Mohammed confirmed the accident and described it as a terrible occurrence.
He said: “Well my men said about (6) six people were confirmed dead, while over ten (10) others are receiving treatment, so far.”
Source: Naija News