Five dead in Bauchi fatal auto crash

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File Photo: An auto crash

By Olaide Ayinde

Five people have lost their lives in a lone auto crash at Tashar Durumi village along Bauchi-Jos road on Monday.

Mr Yusuf Abdullahi, the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Bauchi state, said this in a Road Traffic Crash report made available to newsmen in Bauchi.

He said that one person sustained serious injury in the accident which involved an OPEL Astra car with registration number JJN-358 PU.

The sector commander stated that the vehicle crashed at about 7:05 am due to speed violation.

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“Six persons were involved in the fatal auto crash and there were two male adults and four female adults.

“Five of them lost their lives on the spot and they were four female adults and one male adult,” he said.

Abdullahi added that the FRSC personnel at the scene handed over the corpses to the Police in Tashar Durumi while the injured was taken to General Hospital, Toro.

The sector commander advised motorists to always be conscious of traffic rules and regulations while on the road.

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