LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- A commercial car driver has reportedly crushed four members of a family to death in Babura Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
A resident who pleaded anonymity, told Journalists that the incident occurred when a car hit a motorcycle carrying the victims, who all died on the spot.
Spokesman of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, in Jigawa State, Adamu Shehu, confirmed the incident in a press statement earlier today.
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“A fatal accident occurred yesterday, Sunday, May 21, at around 5 pm in Babura Town, along Babura-Gumel Road, and four people died on the spot.”
The tragedy reportedly occurred when the driver of the commercial vehicle, Hamisu Ahmed, travelling to Gumel at high speed, hit the victims, who were on a motorcycle on the way to their village, Kolori.
The victims, identified as 45-year-old Gambo Mutari, his 25-year-old wife, Fiddausi Abdullah, his mother-in-law, Hauwa Maigari, and their two-year-old child, were rushed to the Babura General Hospital and confirmed dead.
The deceased have been buried according to Islamic injunctions.