At least three persons have lost their lives in a road accident along Katsina/ Batsari highway.
According to eyewitnesses the accident which involved a Honda Accord car, a tricycle, and a motorcycle left nine other persons injured.
It was gathered that the accident occurred at about 9pm on Friday along the highway around Bakiyawa
The state Commander of the Federal Roads Safety Corps, Ali Tanimu, who confirmed the accident stated that the driver of the car was reported to be on full speed and had attempted to overtake other vehicles when he ran into the tricycle and the motorcycle.
Tanimu said, “Our preliminary investigation showed that the accident occurred as a result of wrongful overtaking. Three people died and nine others sustained injuries. The dead and the injured were moved to Katsina General hospital.”