4 dead in Sharon bus, Opel salon collision

An accident scene in Bauchi

An accident scene in Bauchi

Four people died, while seven others sustained injuries in an auto crash that occurred in Bauchi on Sunday.

Mr Yusuf Abdullahi, the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Bauchi said the accident occurred at about 2.45 p.m around Giwo Science Academy, along Bauchi-Kano road.

It involved a Sharon bus with registration number TRR 391 YX, and an Opel Salon with registration number AA 268 SHR,

The sector commander explained that the accident occurred around 2:45 p.m, while personnel of the corps arrived the scene in record time.

Abdullahi attributed the crash to speed violation and dangerous driving.

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“Fourteen people were involved in the crash and there were nine male adults, four female adults, one female child.

“Four people lost their lives to the crash and they included three male adults, a female adult and seven others, including five male adults and two female adults were seriously injured,” he said.

Abdullahi explained that the remains of the deceased had been deposited at the morgue of State Specialist Hospital for identification.

He said that the injured people were also responding to treatment at the same hospital.

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