A deadly motor accident in Rimin Gata in Ungoggo Local Government Area of Kano State has claimed five lives.

Infinity Tyres

The accident occurred in the early hours of Wednesday. It involved a Tipper Farkas with registration number QF 435 NSH and a Golf car with registration number KMC 828 ZV.

According to reports, the Golf car was carrying 10 passengers when the incident occurred.

The Kano State Fire Service, Public Relations Officer, Saidu Muhammad, confirmed the accident.

He said five persons lost their lives while five others sustained varying degree of injury and were rushed to the hospital for medical attention.

READ ALSO: Customs appeal Court ruling stopping duty on passengers bag

“We received a rescue call from Rimin Gata in the Ungoggo Local Government Area at about 7.18 AM today (Wednesday) through one Mallam Usman Uguda.

“We send our rescue team and found that it was an accident between Tipper Farkas with registration number QF 435NSH and Golf car marked KMC 828 ZV.

He said out of the 10 people involved in the accident, five were rescued alive while five other injured persons were taken to the Murtala Muhammad Hospital in Kano.