Seven persons perish in Bauchi auto crash


Seven persons perish in Bauchi auto crash
By: Mohammed Kawu, Bauchi
Seven people were reportedly killed and two others injured‎ in a ghastly motor accident along Bauchi-Jos road Saturday evening, Federal Road Safety Corps source said.
A spokesperson of Bauchi Zonal Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC)‎, Corps Commander, Daniel Sayi, said the accident involved a Dangote Truck with Registration number TYW 24 XA.
Corps Commander Sayi explained that the Dangote truck collided with a Peugeot J5 Pickup with registration number ALK 165 XA at Dungal village about 10 kilometers to Bauchi killing the seven people and injuring two others.
According to the FRSC spokesman, a rescue operation was carried out by the corps personnel‎ who visited the accident scene and evacuate the victims including the dead and injured to the hospital.
He said that the remains of the seven dead victims have been deposited at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH) mortuary where the two injured were receiving treatment.


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