From Ahmad Mohammed Bauchi
10 people has been killed and eight injured in a multiple fatal crash that occurred along Rimin Zayam village along Jos-Bauchi Federal Highway.
Public Relations Officer of the Federal Road Safey Bauchi Sector Command, Rilwanu Suleiman confirmed the accident while speaking with newsmen in Bauchi over the weekend.
He said eight people sustained injuries and 10 died in the crash.
Rilwanu said “The multiple crash involved two vehicles, a mini-bus Sharon with plate number : MSA 693 AA and a Volkswagen Golf 3, Saloon car with number plate: KMC 27 YJ. As a result 8 people including 5 males and 3 females were injured while 10 people, 7 males and 3 females were killed.” .
He said that the injured victims were taken to Alumma Clinic for medical attention while the corpses were deposited at the Toro General Hospital, adding that the vehicles involved in the accident were equally cleared from the scene of the crash to allow a free flow of traffic.
Rilwanu said that the accident was caused by over speeding and dangerous driving.
He warned that motorists must change their attitude towards driving and use of the road. “They must avoid selfishness, impatience and recklessness on the road,” he said.