5 killed, 12 injured in Bauchi highway accident – NewsNaija.com.ng


Tragedy struck on Saturday when 5 individuals died in a highway accident at Kili village in Darazo Native Authorities Space of ​​Bauchi State.

Yusuf Abdullahi, Sector Commander, Federal Street Security Corps (FRSC), disclosed this in a highway visitors report made obtainable in Bauchi on Saturday.

The FRSC boss who mentioned one Toyota Hiace Hummer and one Peugeot Boxer bus have been concerned within the accident, disclosed that 12 different individuals have been severely injured with bruises whereas 4 have been unharmed.

Based on him, the accident occurred at round 1:37 p.m., and it took barely 9 minutes for the corps personnel to succeed in the accident web site and clear the place.

He attributed the reason for the accident to dashing and harmful driving.

“Twenty-one folks took half within the visitors accident, and there have been 16 grownup males and 5 grownup girls.

“5 folks misplaced their lives on the spot, three adults and two adults, whereas 12 folks have been severely injured. This contains 10 grownup males and two grownup girls,” he mentioned.

Mr. Abdullahi additionally defined that each the injured and the corpse of the deceased have been evacuated to the Darazo Common Hospital, for medical consideration and disposal on the mortuary.

The sector commander, nonetheless, suggested highway customers to at all times concentrate on visitors guidelines and laws whereas driving on the roads.

He additional referred to as on automobile house owners and drivers to make sure they’ve good tyres, drive at a median velocity, routine automobile upkeep and a wholesome way of thinking whereas driving.

(NAN)

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