FRSC Head of Public Enlightenment and Assistant Unit Commander in the state, Mr. Idris Yahaya, confirmed the accident to the News Agency of Nigeria in Zaria on Monday.
Yahaya said four others were injured during the accident, describing it as “pathetic.”
He said the accident occurred after the truck lost control while on high speed.
“The victims are made up of three men and a woman.
“The remains of those killed were taken to the mortuary at the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria; while the survivors are responding to treatment at the same hospital,” Yahaya said.