Two persons narrowly escaped death after a truck crashed into a submerged road in the Buji Local Government Area of Jigawa State on Monday, 3rd October, 2022.
This was contained in a statement obtained by journalists from CSC Adamu Shehu, the NSCDC’s spokesperson for the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps.
According to him, the incident occurred when a truck with the license plate XP361EPE lost direction while crossing the section of the Sara-Gantsa road that was underwater and was filled with metal pieces.
He noted that, as soon as the NSCDC authorities received the report, they sped to the spot and were successful in saving the victims.
According to reports, the NSCDC had issued a warning to truck and long vehicle drivers asking them not to travel on the state’s waterlogged roadways.