A truck carrying passengers from the Nigerian state of Kaduna to the capital crashed when a tire exploded. According to initial estimates, 19 people died and 34 were injured in the accident.
In a statement, Samuel Aruwan, Kaduna State Internal Security and Internal Affairs Commissioner, stated that the tire of the truck traveling from Kaduna city to the capital Abuja hit a tree. Aruwan noted that 19 people died in the accident and 34 were injured.
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Aruwan stated that the condition of some of the wounded who were treated is severe, and expressed concern about the increase in the number of deaths.
Aruwan warned drivers to be more careful, pointing out that excessive speed may have caused the accident.
Frequent fatal accidents occur in the country due to road conditions and improper driving.