A fatal auto crash involving over 70 traders along Darazo-Dukku road has claimed the lives of six people in Bauchi
The traders were reportedly in a trailer from Darazo town, Darazo Local Government Area of Bauchi State on their way to Dukku market in Gombe State, Wednesday morning, when the incident occurred.
The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, Bauchi State, Assistant Corp Commander, Yusuf Abdullahi, confirmed the accident to our correspondent in a telephone interview.
He said the FRSC had a tough time carrying out a rescue operation, saying that the exact number of casualty is yet unknown.
Abdullahi said, “Yes, there was an accident this morning involving over 70 people who were is a truck going to Dukku market.
“The truck skidded off the road and threw the people away. They were hung on the truck. It took us (FRSC) hours to carry out the rescue operation and presently, the victims are being sorted out.
“I cannot tell you the exact number of the casualties but some of the traders have died. As soon as we are done sorting out, I will give you the full details of the incident.”