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Bauchi road accident leaves three dead, one injured: FRSC

The vehicle occupants, three males and one female, were travelling out of Bauchi for an event.

• September 18, 2021
Road Safety Officiers
Photo of Road Safety Officers used to illustrate this story (Photo Credit FRSC)

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Bauchi Saturday said three people lost their lives in a ghastly motor accident in the Darazo local government area of the state.

Yusuf Abdullahi, Sector Commander, FRSC, who disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Bauchi, said the accident occurred around 2:40 p.m. on Friday.

He said the car with registration number BAU569AA wrongfully overtook another vehicle, leading to loss of control by the driver and then the crash.

Mr Abdullahi said the sum of N21,000 was recovered from the scene of the accident.

“The name of the driver is Moses Kefas, and there were four people in the car, three males and one female.

“Among the deceased were two males and a female, with one male injured. I was made to understand that they are residents of Rafin Zurfi area of Bauchi metropolis.

“From the information we got, they were travelling out of Bauchi for a promotion activity when the unfortunate incident occurred,” the commander said.

The FRSC boss further explained that the deceased and the injured were taken to the Darazo General Hospital for medical attention and confirmation.

He advised all road users to be conscious of traffic rules and regulations to avoid crashes that would lead to the loss of lives.

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