From Ahmad Mohammed, Bauchi
A nursing mother and nine others have been killed in multiple ghastly motor accidents at two separate locations in Bauchi State.
Our correspondent gathered that the first accident involved 70 people, in which eight people died.
However, two people reportedly died in the second accident.
Eye witnesses said the first accident occurred in Darazo local government area of Bauchi State.
They added that the accident involved traders who overloaded a lorry heading to a local market in Dukku LGA of Gombe State.
Chairman of Darazo Local Government Area Mahmud Bello Yayaji confirmed the incident.
He said the traders were reportedly in a trailer from Darazo town, Darazo local government area of Bauchi state, on their way to Dukku market in Gombe state on Wednesday morning, when the incident occurred.
He said the site of the lorry broke and people fell out of the car, result to the dead of 6, while over 60 were injured.
Yayaji said the victims were admitted at Darazo General Hospital, while over three ambulances were taken to Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital in Bauchi.
He said the primary Health care department of the LGA assisted the victims with first aid treatment at the Darazo Hospital.
On his part, the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, Bauchi State, Assistant Corp Commander, Yusuf Abdullahi, said: “Yes, there was an accident this morning involving over 70 people who were is a truck going to Dukku market.