Two individuals have been killed while one was harmed in a lethal car collision that happened on Tuesday night along Bauchi – Dass street in Bauchi State.
The character of the expired was not yet known as at the hour of recording this report.
The Head of Operations, Federal Road Safety Corps, Bauchi Sector Command, Deputy Corps Commander, Ibrahim Abubakar, affirmed the mishap to newsmen in Bauchi.
Abubakar said that the driver and his two companions were smashed and were over-speeding when he lost control and the vehicle somersaulted.
He said that vehicle veered off the street and fell into a dump prompting the demise of the two individuals.
He stated: “Indeed, the facts confirm that a mishap happened on Bauchi – Dass street on Tuesday night at about 9pm. It was a solitary mishap of a Peugeot 206 vehicle with number plate AJG 248 AA, Blue in shading.
“The vehicle had three tenants and were making a beeline for Bauchi from Dass when the mishap occurred. We presume that they were driving affected by liquor since we recuperated a jug of whisky in the vehicle.
” The driver was over-speeding and he lost control accordingly, he veered off the street and the vehicle somersaulted and he fell into a dump. ”
Abubakar said that two dead bodies were recuperated in the early long periods of Thursday morning and stored at the morgue at the ATBU Teaching Hospital.
He included that the third individual who was oblivious was hurried to a similar medical clinic for treatment.
The Head of Operations cautioned drivers to halt from driving while at the same time being flushed, focusing on that: “I will jump at the chance to caution the drivers to stop from drinking and driving particularly during these coal months and they ought to be exceptionally cautious on the streets.
“We have consistently advised them that on the off chance that they should drink, they ought not drive and on the off chance that they should drive, they ought not drink.”
He exhorted that: “Travelers ought to likewise watch out for the conduct of drivers at whatever point they are voyaging. On the off chance that they see that the driver is smashed or is going to take anything alcoholic, they should report him to the closest security offices.
” Our men are constantly watchful and are consistently on the streets, they have all the hardware to test the drivers. So from the engine parks, we likewise approach the Unions there to accept it as their duty to sharpen and caution their individuals not to drive affected by liquor, generally when we capture them, we will indict them.”