Premium Times reports that No less than 35 people have been affirmed killed in a car accident that happened along Yola-Ngurore road on Sunday in Adamawa State.
The mishap supposedly occurred after a trailer passing on cows brokers and their domesticated animals tumbled after its driver lost control.
A witness, who lost two relatives in the mishap, said the trailer was going from Song in the northern piece of Adamawa state to Yola.
“It was so fatal. About 40 people died and 30 sustained injuries in the crash which also saw the death of 15 cattle,” said witness, Abdu Ngurore.
The state chairmain of the National Union Road Transport Workers, NURTW, Bello Ngurore, who helped in emptying the bodies, said every one of the travelers on board the trailer were cows merchants originating from Song.
“The driver of the trailer lost control, tumbled down the expressway, and spilled out the passengers,” he said.
The Adamawa state Police representative, Othman Abubakar, however put the quantity of those that kicked the bucket in the mischance at 35. He said 28 others were harmed.
“It is obvious that the driver was speeding and suddenly lost control of the vehicle. The trailer was loaded with passengers and cattle,’’ he said.