No fewer than seven persons have reportedly die in a fatal auto crash which occurred along Bauchi–Dass Road over the weekend.
The Nation gathered the accident occurred when a Toyota Sienna conveying passengers veered off the road after bursting one of its tyres.
Confirming the incident, the Public Relations Officer,P.R.O. of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, in the state, Suleiman Rilwan, said only four people actually lost their lives.
He added that the crash involved a Toyoto Sienna with registration ABC-983AH , whose passengers could not be identified as at the time of filing this report.
“It is true that the accident occurred, it happened at Bayara along Dass. It involved a Toyota bus conveying passengers. Our team confirmed that tyre burst was the cause of the crash.
“Four perons died in a Toyota Sienna with registration ABC-983AH. We could not ascertain the name of the driver and the passengers. It happened at about 2:40pm on Saturday. Our operatives took the victims to the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, ATBUTH for emergency treatment
where they were confirmed dead” He said