The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps in Bauchi State, on Saturday, said that two persons lost their lives while four others were seriously injured in an auto crash in the Ningi Local Government Area of the state.

Yusuf Abdullahi, who disclosed this in Bauchi, said that the accident occurred around 4:30am, on Friday.

“The accident occurred very close to Kitabu Wasunnah filling station around 4:30am on Friday morning. We observed that there was a culvert that was being rebuilt in the area where the accident happened.

“During the rainy season, the place is always over flooded. The driver came into the place not knowing that it was under construction and he drove into it.,” the FRSC commander stated.

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Abdullahi explained that there were eight male occupants in the commercial pick-up van involved in the crash, with plate number, DKA-924 YF.

“Eight people were involved, two died immediately, four sustained degrees of injury and two were unharmed. Victims and corpses had been taken to Ningi general hospital for treatment and confirmation,” said the sector commander.

The FRSC boss cautioned all road users, especially drivers, to be wary of speeding, especially, in the night or early in the morning.