Two killed, 30 injured in Bauchi auto crash

Two people have been killed in a fatal crash that occurred at Miya-Barkate along Toro-Jos road, Toro Local Government Area of Bauchi State.

No fewer than 30 others sustained various degrees of injuries in the crash that involved three vehicles.

The Bauchi State Sector Command of the Federal Roads Safety Corp confirmed the incident on Sunday.

According to a Toro Unit Command report obtained by our correspondent, the crash involved three vehicles which were moving together in the same direction.

The crash was said to have occurred at 12.30pm

The vehicles involved in the fatal crash are two private vehicles: Toyota Carina E with registration number YAB427HW, and a Corolla with registration number APP754AE; while the third is a commercial Toyota Hiace Bus with registration numberYDB953AA.

According to the report, the crash might have been caused by speed limit violation.

The total number of 32 people were involved in the crash comprising 27 male adults and five female adults.

The victims were evacuated to the Toro General Hospital for treatment and confirmation where a medical doctor confirmed two male adults dead while 25 male adults and five female adults suffered several degrees of injuries.

The corpses were deposited at the Toro General Hospital for treatment.

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