Abuja-Kaduna Highway. Photo: Julius Berger
Three persons have died and six others injured in a crash involving two vehicles along Abuja-Kaduna highway on Saturday.
A Toyota Highlander with plate number KWL 198 LA travelling from Kaduna to Abuja rammed into a Volkswagen Golf with plate number MKA 89 ZY coming from the opposite direction.
Both vehicles were badly damaged, with several passengers trapped.
The victims were immediately rushed to the General Hospital, Sabon Wuse by emergency response teams, where three were pronounced dead on arrival.
The injured victims were said to be in critical conditions and are receiving treatment at the facility.
An official of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), involved in the rescue operation, said the three corpses was handed over to relatives of the deceased after they identified their corpses at the scene.
Writing by Muzha Kucha