A driver’s who decided not to follow traffic rules has sent six people to their early grave in Zamfara state.
The accident involved two vehicles.
Five other people, including two children, also sustained severe injuries.
The driver of one of the cars was coming from Gusau, the Zamfara State capital, while the other vehicle was heading towards Gusau at about 10.30am.
The Honda driver, who was said to have been engrossed in a conversation on the telephone, lost control of the vehicle which was on top speed and swerved off his lane resulting in a head-on collision.
It was gathered that the two drivers and three other occupants of the two cars died on the spot.
The victims were taken to the Federal Medical Centre, Gusau.