BY ABDULGAFAR OLADIMEJI. KANO
Three persons were severely injured in a ghastly automobile accident involving a fuel tanker that occurred along Dambatta highway in Kano North, culminating to the death of 38 years old man , Muhammad Adam Maidugri.
According to eyewitness accounts, the truck was travelling along the busy Dambatta highway when the incident occurred.
An eyewitness, Muhummad Abdullahi, resident of Kunya quarters , Kwanar Minjibir L.G.A.said three occupants of the truck were trapped inside the truck, in the ghastly accident, he said “ immediately I saw what happened, the truck has somersaulted, I called the nearby Fire Service station for help.
He said“Fire service officer came to the scene of the accident, they removed the accident victims and took them to the hospital, it was not a collision, the truck somersaulted.”
The Public Relations Officer, PRO , Kano state Fire Service SFS Saminu Yusuf Abdullahi , when contacted by our reporter said “A report have been received from Danbatta fire station that a Truck carrying petroleum (PMS) of about 66,000 Ltrs fell along the road side, three 3 person reportedly were trapped inside the driver cabin.
“The truck driver was rescued alive and conveyed to Gezawa general hospital before the arrival of Fire Service, therefore One victim was rescued unconscious by name Muhammad Adam Maiduguri of about 38 years old, while the other person also rescued alive was by name Yakubu Bashari of about 65 years old .
“They were conveyed to Danbatta general hospital there and then Doctors confirm the death of Muhammad Adam Maiduguri, the corpse was handed over to Inspector Magaji Husaini of Danbatta police division.”