Two persons were on Monday confirmed dead while 14 others sustained injuries after two vehicles collided at Garo along the ever-busy Kano-Gwarzo road.
Mr Kabiru Ibrahim, spokesman of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano that the accident occurred at about 08:15am.
“On receiving the information, we quickly dispatched our personnel and vehicle to the scene of the incident to rescue the victims,” Ibrahim said.
He said two vehicles, a bus with registration number XA 999 TSF and a Honda Accord car from opposite direction collided.
Ibrahim attributed the accident which involved 16 persons to speed limit violation which he said led to loss of control by the drivers.
He said the FRSC personnel took the victims to a nearby hospital in Kano where the doctor on duty confirmed two dead while the remaining 14 victims were currently receiving treatment.
Ibrahim appealed to motorists to obey traffic regulations so as to stay alive and minimise accidents on the road.