Woman dies, five children injured in Jigawa motor accident

A 40-year-old woman, Fatima Muhammad Wakil has died in a motor accident in Ringim Local Government area, Jigawa State.

An eyewitness told the News Men that the incident happened yesterday at Jauga village, along Chai-Chai-Ringim road when the driver lost control and rammed into a bush.

Spokesman of the Jigawa State Police Command, ASP Lawan Shiisu Adam confirmed the incident.

He said the accident happened yesterday at Jauga village when one Fatima Muhammad Wakil was driving a mercedes Benz, blue in colour, with Reg no. ABC 559 TZ from Dutse heading to Katsina State with her five children.
He explained that on reaching Jauga village in Ringim, she lost control, diverted off road and hit a tree.

Shiisu said all the six victims were evacuated and rushed to Ringim General Hospital for treatment.

He said later, the driver (Fatima) died while receiving treatment, while her five children were referred to Rasheed Shakoni Teaching Hospital Dutse for further treatment.

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