14 people were killed in a road accident in Bauchi.

A car accident on the Bauchi-Darazo road in Zangoro village on Thursday claimed 14 lives.

Mr Yusuf Abdullahi, Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Bauchi State, explained in a Road Traffic Crash (RTC) report that five other people were injured and were being treated.

He stated that the collision occurred between a Golf 3 Waggon car with the registration number AJ507GWA and a private Chevrolet car.

He stated that the personnel of the corps while clearing the scene of the accident, recovered N73,000, seven phones, one power bank and four small handbags.

He attributed the caused of the accident to speed violation.

According to him, “The corpses of the deceased and the injured had been referred to the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Teaching Hospital, Bauchi, for medical attention and identification.”

The commander enjoined motorists to always respect traffic rules and regulations while plying the road in order to curb accidents.

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