19 persons died and 38 injured in a ghastly road accident in Faskari LGA of Katsina State.

Federal Road Safety Corps says no fewer than 19 persons have died and 38 injured in a ghastly road accident on Daudawa-Funtua road in Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State.

FRSC Sector Commander in the state, Godwin Ngeuku, made the confirmation to journalists in Katsina.

The sector commander said the driver lost control of the vehicle while speeding, skidded off the road, somersaulted and killed some passengers instantly. He said FRSC rescue team rushed to the scene of the accident and took the injured persons to Funtua General Hospital for medical attention and evacuated the corpses.

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