By Muhammad Sabiu
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Bauchi has disclosed that five persons have been confirmed dead in a deadly auto crash on Wednesday along Bauchi-Jos road.
Commander of the road safety corps in Bauchi, Mr Yusuf Abdullahi, told journalists Thursday that nine other people sustained severe injuries when the vehicles involved collided.
The vehicles were identified to belong to Adamawa Sunshine and Gombe Line transport companies.
He was quoted as saying, “Fifteen people, 13 males and two females, were involved in the crash.
“Five died on the spot, and they were all males. Nine others sustained injuries, among them were eight males and one female; the only person that escaped unhurt is a female.”
He added that the remains of the deceased had been deposited at the Toro Local Government General Hospital mortuary.