FRSC Confirms 6 Killed, 19 Injured In Bauchi Crash

The Federal Road Safety Corp, Bauchi State Sector Command, has confirmed that six people were killed while 19 others sustained various degrees of injuries in a fatal crash that occurred on Wednesday at about 6.20pm.

The Sector Commander, FRSC, Yusuf Abdullahi, who confirmed this to our Correspondent said that the crash involved two commercial vehicles.

He said that the crash which occurred at Durum village along Bauchi-Kano road involved 25 people.

The crash occured on Monday at Durum village, along Bauchi-Kano federal highway at about 6.42pm, involving two commercial vehicles, all Ford Galaxy buses.

One of them was driven by one Ibrahim Abduljalal and had the registration number: JJN 712 YX. The name of the driver of the second vehicle and the registration number could not yet be ascertained.

The crash was caused by worn out tyres from one of the vehicles and it affected 25 people comprising 23 male adults, one female adult and one female child.

The victims were took to the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi for treatment and confirmation. However, six male adults confirmed dead.

The FRSC Boss stated that those who sustained injuries are 19 in number, 17 male adults, one female adult and one female child.

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