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12 die in Bauchi road crash

05 January 2015, 07:01Augustine Osayande

Abuja - A road crash involving two vehicles and a motorcycle has killed 12 passengers along the Sabon Garin Nabordo in Toro Local Government Area of Bauchi State. 

Haruna Mohammed Police Public Relations Officer, Bauchi State Police Command, confirmed the mishap.

According to Mohammed, the accident occurred when a motorcyclist, without due care and attention, suddenly crossed the highway and the vehicles had a head on collusion while trying to dodge the motorcyclist.  

He said 12 passengers and the motorcyclist died on the spot while four others sustained various degrees of injuries.

He said the Police Patrol team attached to Toro Division visited the scene and evacuated the victims to Nabordo Clinic for medical attention and postmortem examination.

Mohammed added that the identities of victims are yet to be ascertained and advised members of the public whose relatives embarked on the Journey on same route to visit the clinic for possible identification of their relatives. 

- CAJ News

- CAJ News


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