Lone accident in Bauchi claims 2 lives


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Mr Yusuf Abdullahi, Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Bauchi, says no fewer than two persons lost their lives in a lone motor accident that occurred in Bauchi on Sunday.

Abdullahi, who confirmed the incident in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Sunday in Bauchi, disclosed that six others sustained various degrees of injuries.

He said that the accident which involved one Alhambra commercial bus with number plate GSH 42 AA, occurred one kilometre after Durum Market along Bauchi-Kano road at 9:53 a.m.

The Sector Commander, who said that it took personnel of the Corps about 12 minutes to arrive at the scene to clear the site, attributed the accident to speed violation and tire burst.

“Eight people are involved in the crash comprising five males, two females and one male child.

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“Two men died on the spot and six others sustained injuries….

Source: Vanguard Newspaper