The sector commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, in Bauchi State, Yusuf Abdullahi, says no fewer than 10 people died in a fatal crash on Saturday in Azare, Katagum Local Government Area.
Fatal Crash in Bauchi kills 10
Abdullahi, who disclosed this on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, in Bauchi, said that the accident occurred at about 2:30 p.m., also left 12 others with serious injuries.
He explained that the accident occurred when a motorcycle conveying four passengers rammed into an incoming Toyota Hiace hummer bus belonging to Gombe line express.
He added that all the passengers on the motorcycle lost their lives instantly.
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Abdullahi said six people also lost their lives in the bus and that their corpses had been taken to the Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Azare.
He said those injured were taken to New Jama’are Clinic in Azare for treatment.
He attributed the accident to over speeding and called on all commercial fleet operators to install Speed Limiting Device, SLD, in their vehicles.