In Nigeria, the car of a wedding convoy involved in an accident that killed 11 people

© Flickr / Shariz Sathanee. Archival photoIn Nigeria, the car of a wedding convoy involved in an accident that killed 11 people© Flickr / Shariz Chakera

The car, transporting bridesmaids and the girl, married, had an accident in the Nigerian city of Kano in the North-West of the country, 11 people died, Xinhua news Agency reported, citing local police.

The accident occurred on Saturday evening. The driver who drove the car, lost control on vehicle and crashed into a barrier. According to the representative of police, Kabir Ibrahim daura, eight girls died on the spot, three died in hospital. Three women and the driver were injured.

According to the preliminary investigation, the cause of the accident was speeding.

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