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Four dead, others injured in Bauchi auto crash: FRSC

He said it took the corps barely 15 minutes to clear the site at the crash scene.

• March 28, 2023
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Tragedy struck in Dass Local Government Area of Bauchi State as four persons died in an auto crash.

Yusuf Abdullahi, sector commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Bauchi State, told journalists on Tuesday that five others sustained severe injuries in the crash.

He said the lone accident involved a green commercial Ford Galaxy vehicle with nine passengers on board.

“Nine persons were involved in the fatal road crash, and they were eight male adults and one female adult.

“Four male adults lost their lives on the spot, while five others — four male adults and one female adult — sustained varying degrees of serious injuries,” he said. 

Mr Abdullahi, who attributed the crash to a burst tyre and loss of control, said it occurred at 10:30 a.m.

He said it took the corps barely 15 minutes to clear the site at the crash scene.

The sector commander said that both the injured and the corpses of the deceased were taken to Dass General Hospital for treatment and confirmation.

He advised motorists to always be conscious of traffic rules and regulations while plying the roads.


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