Multiple Accidents Claim 13 Lives In Bauchi

Not fewer than 13 lives were lost in multiple automobile accidents that occurred in Bauchi within few hours intervals.

Information gathered by Tribune Online revealed that the accidents occurred in Tashan Maiturare and Takandan Giwa all along the ever-busy Bauchi – Jos road in Toro LGA of the state.

The first accident which occurred at about 9 pm on Thursday involved a Peugeot J5 bus with another car in a head-on collision and burst into flame where not fewer than 10 victims died on the spot with others injured.

The second accident occurred in the early hours of Friday involving a Vectra car which had a lone accident close to Takandan Giwa village when it swerved off the road into the bush leaving one dead while others were injured.

The source told our correspondent that the two accidents were caused by various traffic rules infringement by the drivers of the vehicles.

As at the time of filing this report, Bauchi Sector Command of the FRSC when contacted confirmed the accidents but said that it was still gathering details which it will make public as soon as possible.



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