Kano News Nigeria

Driver dies in road crash

The Petrol tanker conveyed about 60,000 liters of PMS. Photo: Khadija Aliyu

A 40-year-old Truck Driver, Aminu Dakatsalle has died in a ghastly motor accident at Chiromawa in Garun Malam local government area of Kano state.

The Public Relations Officer of the State Fire Service, Saminu Abdullahi said a tanker conveying Petrol from Zaria to Kano broke down on the road, and another truck belonging to Julius Berger collided with the petrol tanker which triggered the fire.

The Julius Berger’s truck collided with the Petrol tanker. Photo Khadija Aliyu

Saminu said the driver of the Julius Berger’s truck got trapped in the vehicle and all efforts to save him proved abortive as he was engulfed by fire.

According to him, all the vehicles and the victim were burnt beyond recognition.

The public relations officer added that the deceased was handed over to Garun Malam Police Division Officer, Maisoro Usman.

Reporting by Khadija Aliyu; Editing by Marian Benjamin and Abdullahi Lamino