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Oh no! Five people killed, three injured in an accident with a tricycle and a bus in a head-on collision in Bauchi

On Wednesday, five people were also killed while nine others were seriously injured in a road accident in the Nabordo community on the Toro-Bauchi highway.

According to a report by The PUNCH, a car accident on Thursday in Bauchi, involving a tricycle and a bus, claimed the lives of five people. Three other people were seriously injured as a result of the head-on collision between the tricycle and the bus.

Sector Commander of the State Federal Road Safety Corps, Yusuf Abdullahi, told the Nigerian news agency on Friday that the accident occurred in the village of Gubi on the Bauchi-Kano road.

Abdullahi attributed the cause of the accident to violations of speed and overload.

“Eighteen people, all males, were involved in the accident, but 10 of them left unharmed” he told NAN.

He said the dead and wounded were taken to Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi.

Abdullahi advised motorists to always be aware of the rules and regulations of road traffic and weather conditions at all times. It was the second automobile accident in Bauchi state that resulted in death within 24 hours.

On Wednesday, five people were also killed while nine others were seriously injured in a road accident in the Nabordo community on the Toro-Bauchi highway.

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