Seven people were killed and five others were injured in an auto crash on Tuesday night in Gunu village, Munya Local Government Area, Niger.
Mr Kumar Tsukwam, the FRSC Sector Commander, confirmed on Wednesday that the accident involved a Toyota Camry and a Sharon commercial bus.
“Twelve persons were involved in the auto crash; seven of them died, while five others sustained injuries.
“We recovered the sum of N36,200, one bag of yam, a Nikon camera, two chargers and a cord, wedding invitation cards, a flash drive, one phone battery, four keys, pictures, and a small bag.
“The injured victims were rescued and taken to the nearest hospital for treatment, while the dead were deposited at the general hospital mortuary in Minna.
“The vehicles were handed over to the police at the Munya Divisional Police Office,” he said.
Tsukwam blamed the accident on speeding and a loss of control on the part of one of the drivers. He, therefore, advised motorists to always observe the speed limit to avoid crashes