Bauchi, Nigeria – A solo accident in Bauchi State has claimed the lives of four people while leaving five (5) other persons sustaining varying degrees of injuries.
Yusuf Abdullahi, the Sector Commander of FRSC, who confirmed the incident said it occurred near the Bagel bridge on the Bauchi-Dass road in the Dass Local Government Area of state at about 10:30 am.
The solo accident, according to the sector commander, involved a commercial Galaxy Ford vehicle, with registration number: MSA 72-XD, adding that nine passengers, comprising eight male adults and one female adult, were onboard.
Abdullahi attributed the accident to loss of control by the driver of the vehicle whose name is yet unknown, adding that all four deceased were male, while four male adults and the only female passenger sustained injuries ranging from bruises to fractures.
“The crash occurred on Monday, March 27th, 2023 at 10:30 am, at Kilometer 15 near Bagel bridge, Dass along Dass-Bauchi road, involving a commercial Galaxy Ford with registration number: MSA 72-XD, green in color belonging to the National Union of Road Transport workers.
“There were nine people – eight male adults and one female adult, in the vehicle when the fatal crash occurred,” the commander said.