6 killed, many injured in Bauchi, Ondo accidents | Dailytrust

6 killed, many injured in Bauchi, Ondo accidents

No fewer than six persons died and many injured in road accidents in Bauchi and Ondo states.

The Bauchi State Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) confirmed that five people were killed and nine others injured in a head on collision of buses at Nabardo town along Bauchi-Jos road on Wednesday.

The accident, he said, involved a Toyota Hummer Bus of Gombe Line and a Toyota Sienna Bus of Adamawa Sunshine.

The sector commander, Yusuf Abdullahi, said two of the passengers got burnt beyond recognition.

 He explained that the accident was caused by dangerous driving and speed violation.

He added that the corpses had been deposited at the Toro General Hospital while the injured were also receiving treatment at the same hospital.

In Ikare Akoko, Ondo State, an accident involving a minibus and an unmarked Range Rover car claimed the life of a popular commercial driver, Mukaila Olooru, when the two vehicles had a head on collision

Several other persons injured were rushed to the hospital by officials of the FRSC and policemen.

The FRSC commander of Ikare Unit, Oluropo Alabi, said the accident was caused by speed violation and recklessness on the part of the driver of the Range Rover.

He said N50,920 was recovered from the scene.

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