7 die in Bauchi car crash

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File photo: A scene of road accident
Seven people have died in a road crash on Sunday at Kula village along Bauchi-Kano road.
 
The accident occurred when the Honda Civic driver lost control while trying to overtake another vehicle and had a head on collision with a Sharon Bus coming from Bauchi direction.
 
Read full statement by the police…
 
Today 22/1/2017 at about 10:30hrs, there was an accident at Kula village along Bauchi-Kano road, involving a Honda Civic Car, Red in colour, with registration number,AM 41 TRN, driven by one Inusa Sale male of Nasaru Village in Ningi LGA of Bauchi State Conveying Six 6 passengers, and a grey coloured Sharoon Bus  with registration number, BAU 844 AE, driven by one Babawo Dan’azumi male of Bauchi town  conveying Five (5) passengers.
   
Accident occurred when the Honda Civic driver was coming from Kano direction on high speed, on reaching a bend at Kula village,the driver loss control while trying to overtake another vehicle and had a head on collision with the Sharon Bus coming from Bauchi direction. As a result, Twelve persons from both vehicles sustained various degrees of injuries.
  
Police Patrol Team attached to Ganjuwa Division led by the DPO visited the scene and rushed victims to General hospital Kafin Madaki for medical attention where Seven casualties including the driver of the Honda civic were  certified death by a medical doctor while receiving treatment as follows,
1.Inusa Sale male and 35 years,
2. Yakubu Suleiman male and 30years, 
3. Isyaku Alka male  40 years, 
4. Inusa Sauwanu male and 30 years,
5. Shaibu Wada Maigoro  male and 35 years,
6.Ali Haladu male and 25 years, all of Nasaru village in Ningi LGA of Bauchi State and, 
7. Mairo Alh Adamu female and 30 years of Warji LGA of Bauchi State respectively. 
   
Meanwhile, Five casualties were admitted and responding to treatment while all corpses were released to their relatives for burial after postmortem examination.

The Command urged members of the Public particularly drivers of Commercial vehicles to always drive with Care and Caution in order to avoid unnecessary loss of lives and property please. 

SP Haruna Mohammed, 
PPRO Bauchi State Police Command

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