A fatal accident occurred Sunday morning at Kula village, along Bauchi – Kano road, killing 7 persons.
The crash involved a Red coloured Honda Civic with registration number, AM 41 TRN, driven by one Inusa Sale, and a grey coloured Sharoon Bus with registration number, BAU 844 AE, driven by one Babawo Dan’azumi.
SP Haruna Mohammed, Bauchi Police Command spokesman in a statement said the accident occurred when the Honda Civic driver was coming from Kano direction and on high speed.
“On reaching a bend at Kula village, the driver lost 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.
“Seven casualties including the driver of the Honda civic were certified dead by a medical doctor.
“The deceased are Inusa Sale male and 35 years; Yakubu Suleiman male and 30years, Isyaku Alka male 40 years; Inusa Sauwanu male and 30 years; Shaibu Wada Maigoro male and 35 years; Ali Haladu male and 25 years, all of Nasaru village in Ningi LGA of Bauchi State and Mairo Alh Adamu female and 30 years of Warji LGA of Bauchi State.”
The statement added that five wounded persons were 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.