The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Jigawa Command, on Wednesday, said two persons lost their lives in an accident on Birnin Kudu/Kano Highway.
The command’s Public Relations Officer, PRO, Mr Yahaya Ibrahim, confirmed this in Dutse.
Ibrahim said the accident occurred at about 2.50 p.m. due to speeding and burst tyre.
He explained that the accident involved a Wolkswagen Golf car with registration number TDU 520A A conveying 11 passengers out of which two lost their lives and nine others sustained varying degrees of injury.
According to him, the FRSC personnel who responded to the accident seven minutes after receipt of the information, had since taken the victims to Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Birnin Kudu.