FRSC confirms 20 passengers burnt to death in Bauchi auto crash


Twenty passengers of two commercial vehicles were on Tuesday confirmed burnt to death in an accident which occurred at Huturu Village on Bauchi-Kano road.

Making the confirmation in a statement made available to journalists in Bauchi, the Bauchi State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Yusuf Abdullahi, informed that 21 persons were in the two commercial vehicles, while 20 were killed and the driver of one of the vehicles survived the crash.

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According to him, a Volkswagen Golf 3, with registration number SHD-184YU, collided with a Sharon minibus conveying passengers and goods.

Abdullahi informed that 11 males, five females, one male child and three female children were burnt to ashes in the accident, adding that the surviving driver was taken to the Kafin Madaki Hospital.