LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Two people have lost their lives while five others sustained varying degrees of injuries in an auto crash that occurred in Buchi State
Punch reports that the State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Yusuf Abdullahi, confirmed the accident on 5 April.
According to Abdullahi, the crash occurred at Kahun village along Darazo – Dukku Road in the Darazo Local Government Area of the state at about 6.36pm.
He identified the only vehicle involved as a white commercial Toyota Hiace bus with number plate DKA 127 XT which was conveying 14 male adults.
The commander added that it took the FRSC personnels about 20 minutes to get to the scene of the accident, which was 14 kilometres from their base, for rescue operations.
“On getting to the scene of the accident, FRSC officials evacuated victims of the crash to the Darazo General Hospital for treatment and confirmation. It was at the hospital that a medical doctor confirmed two dead”, he said.
He also stated that the corpses were deposited at the hospital’s morgue before they would later be released to their relatives.
Abdullahi further noted that the accident was caused by a tyre burst.