On Monday, the 30th of August, 2021, Twelve passengers were reportedly confirmed dead after their bus crashed on the Kaduna-Abuja Expressway.
The Accident left six injured as well.
Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs Samuel Aruwan confirmed the incident, stating that there were 18 persons on board the Toyota Hiace bus.
The bus departed from Kaduna and was headed for Abuja.
Aruwan explained that the accident happened around Nasarawa Doka in Kachia local council.
“The crash involved a lone Toyota Hiace bus conveying 18 passengers from Kaduna to Abuja. The cause of the crash has been identified as a brake failure following a tyre explosion.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai expressed sadness at the report, and sent condolences to the families of the perished victims, as he wished the injured persons a quick recovery,” he said.