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Highway Crashes On in Bauchi-Kano Road, Kills Six, Injures Some Others.



Up to six people may have been killed in multiple crashes that occurred on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at 4.05pm involving a vehicle belonging to Zamfara State Government and two other vehicles. This is according to a story from the Punch.

Ten other people were reported to have sustained varying degrees of injuries in the crash that involved 16 people.

According to the report, the crash happened at Gumero Village about 15 kilometres to Kafin Madaki, Ganjuwa Local Government Area, along Bauchi – Kano Highway in Bauchi State.

The story was reportedly confirmed by the Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, Bauchi Sector Command, Assistant Corp Marshall, Yusuf Abdullahi.

He said that the vehicle belonging to the Zamfara State Government, a white Toyota Hiace Bus, was that of the Ministry of Justice, Gusau.

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He added that the other two were private vehicles, a saloon car and Peugeot 406 with registration number KNT503JF.

He said, “After we got the call, our men from the Ningi Station Office immediately responded within 10 minutes and got to the scene for the rescue operation.

“They evacuated the 16 people involved in the crash to the hospital. The 16 people comprise five male adults, seven female adults, three male children and one female child.

“The victims were taken to Kafin Madaki and Ningi General Hospitals for confirmation and treatment. It was at the hospital that six people were confirmed dead by a medical doctor.

“Those who lost their lives include six people made up of four male adults, one female adult and one male child.

“The remaining 10 people sustained varying degrees of injuries. They comprise of one male adult, six female adults, two male children and one female child.”

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