File photo of an accident on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Three persons have died after they were hit by an underage driver in Gusau, Zamfara state, the police have said.

It was learned from an eyewitness that the underage driver drove at a very high speed in a Mercedes Benz car on a busy road without caution.

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Further reports have it that one of the victims was a female and a final year student at the state-owned School of Nursing and Midwifery.

Spokesman of the police for the state DSP Mohammed Shehu said, “The incident happened on Monday and the hit-and-run kid driver is yet to be arrested. Already, we have gotten his details with the ongoing investigation.’’

And on his part, spokesperson of the Federal Road Safety Commission in the state Nasir Ahmad said the victims had been evacuated by the police.