The Unit Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Zaria Command, Abubakar Tata Murabus, on Thursday, said the corps recorded 1,128 accidents between January-March, 2022.
He said the accidents were recorded in Zone 1 of the Federal Road Safety Corps.
According to him, 121 deaths were also recorded within those months.
The commander, who stated this in a statement on Thursday, also lamented regular accidents along Zaria-Kaduna highway.
He added that 536 travellers sustained various degrees of injuries, which he blamed on overspeeding, night journey, and overloading.
He mentioned four States that make up Zone 1, as: Kaduna, Katsina, Kano and Jigawa, but stated that Kaduna– Zaria–Kano road has the highest number of accidents.
He also explained how 10 persons died in a road accident at Tariyar Sarki, along Zaria-Kaduna highway, near Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic main campus on Saturday afternoon, just as he blamed the driver for over-speeding, overloading, and excessive smoking of marijuana.
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