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Auto crash: Four killed on Bauchi-Kano road

BY Suzan Edeh

Bauchi—Four persons have been killed while five others were seriously injured in an auto crash  on Bauchi –Kano Road, in Bauchi State.

Vanguard gathered that the four persons who died were burnt beyond recognition while those injured are receiving treatment at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Teaching Hospital, Bauchi.

Confirming the incident, Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC,  Mr. Henry Olatunji, told  newsmen, yesterday, in Bauchi that the accident involved two vehicles, a Honda Accord and a Peugeot J-Five.

He said the accident was as a result of downpour and over speeding by the drivers. He said all nine occupants of the two vehicles were male adults, adding that his team had evacuated the injured and the dead to Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Teaching Hospital, Bauchi.

He advised motorists to observe traffic regulations and avoid over speeding, especially during the rainy season.


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