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General News of Thursday, 19 January 2023


Patient dies after car runs over him in JUTH premises

Jos University Teaching Hospital Jos University Teaching Hospital

A middle-aged man, identified as Mallam Zubairu, who visited the Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) for a rountine medical checkup for an undisclosed ailment, has died after he was run over by a vehicle on the hospital premises.

Family members say the late Zubairu who resides in Lamingo, Jos East Local Government Area of the state, had finished his appointment with his doctor and was on his way to the car park to wait for his son who had gone in search of a motorcycle that would convey them home.

He collapsed while walking and the vehicle ran over him. He was immediately rushed to the emergency section of the hospital but he sadly passed away.