Seven persons have reportedly died in a motor accident that occurred at Dangibe Village on Lambata-Minna road, in the early hours of Thursday.
Two other persons were also confirmed by the Niger State Sector Command of the Federal Road State Corp, to have sustained injuries.
The accident involved Madza car with registration number CRC 686 XN and another Volkswagen Golf saloon car with registration number KTU 506 BK, Daily Post reports.
Injured person were immediately rushed to Federal Medical Centre, Gawun Babangida for propee medical attention while the bodies of the death victims were deposited at the Sabon Wuse Mortuary.
“Nine people were involved in the mishap; seven were killed and 2 sustained injuries. They were taken to Federal Medical Centre, Gawun Babangida, and the corpses deposited at Sabon Wuse Mortuary”, he said.
While blaming the cause of the accident on fatigue and loss of control, the sector commander, advised motorists to always exercise caution and adhere strictly to speed limits to avoid crashes.