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Crime & Punishment of Monday, 10 January 2022


Bus, tricycle collide in Bauchi, one killed, three injured

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One life has been lost in a fatal crash at Bayara village along the Bauchi-Dass Road in Bauchi State.

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Bauchi state sector commander, Yusuf Abdullahi, confirmed the incident to the media on Sunday, January 9, 2022, adding that three other people sustained varying degrees of injury.

According to him, the crash which occurred around 11 am, involved a vehicle and a tricycle and was caused by speed violation.

He further disclosed that the vehicle, a Volkswagen Sharon commercial bus, with the number plate, TRR 851 UJ, was driven by one Shamsudeen Lawal, while the tricycle was ridden by one Suleiman Muhammad.

“There were 13 people involved in the crash — nine male adults and four female adults.

“Our men rushed the victims to the state specialist hospital for treatment, where a medical doctor confirmed one person, a female adult, dead. Three male adults sustained various degrees of injury. The crash was caused by speed violation,” he said.