A pregnant woman, and her unborn baby, with eight others, have died after an over-speeding car crushed them on a road side.

Several others were also injured at Jahun Local Government Area of Jigawa State when a dark green Honda Civic vehicle with registration number AA 160 KMC crushed pedestrians while trying to avoid a ‎culvert.

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According to Premium Times, the pregnant woman was rushed to the hospital where she was operated on to get the baby out alive, but unfortunately, the mother and child died.

The driver of the vehicle took to his heels and abandoned the damaged car.

The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps in Jigawa State, Angus Ibezim, confirmed the incident and cautioned drivers against over-speeding.

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