Bauchi Road fatal accident claims one life, injures three

Bauchi Road fatal accident claims one life, injures three

Road accident along Bauchi- kano expressway

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The Federal Road Safety Corp has confirmed the death One person was kin a fatal crash involving 13 people at Bayara Village along Bauchi-Dass Road in Bauchi State.

The accident which was caused by speed violation happened on Sunday morning.

The state Sector Commander of the FRSC, Yusuf Abdullahi, added that three other people sustained varying degrees of injuries.

Abdullahi said, "We got a call that there was a crash at Bayara along Bauchi-Dass road today (Sunday) at about 11.00am. Our men rushed to the scene within 28 minutes to rescue those affected.

"There were 13 people - nine Male Adults and four Female Adults, involved in the crash between a Volkswagen Sharon commercial bus with number plate: TRR 851 UJ and a tricycle.

"Our men rushed the victims to the State Specialist Hospital for treatment and confirmation, where a medical doctor confirmed one person, a female adult, dead. Three Male Adults sustained various degrees of injuries.

"The crash was caused by speed violation."

He said the obstructions on the road had been cleared to allow for free flow of traffic.

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