6 died, 2 injured in Bauchi auto crash – FRSC
Tragedy struck on Wednesday when six persons lost their lives in a road crash that happened in Dinki village in Bogoro Local Government Area of Bauchi state.
The FRSC boss said that two other people were seriously injured in the crash.
He said that the accident, which involved one commercial Peugeot pick-up vehicle, happened around 10:30 a.m.
According to him, it took the personnel of the corps barely one hour to arrive at the scene of the crash to clear the site.
The sector commander, who attributed the cause of the crash to loss of control, gave the name of the driver simply as Ali.
“Eight people were involved in the fatal road crash and six of them lost their lives on the spot while two others were seriously injured with bruises and fractures,” he said.
Abdullahi also stated that the injured person and the deceased were taken to the General Hospital, Bogoro, for treatment and confirmation.
The Sector Commander advised all road users to always be conscious of traffic rules and regulations while plying the roads.