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413 killed, 307 injured in Bauchi crashes

The Bauchi State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said a total of 413 people were killed in 480 road accidents in Bauchi State last year.

The report by the Sector Commander, Yusuf Abdullahi stated that 80 per cent of the vehicles involved in the accidents were those passing through the state.

According to the Annual Road Traffic Crashes (RTC) report for 2021, made available to reporters in Bauchi yesterday, the operation of the FRSC took place across the 4, 000 KM road network in the state.

He said the common causes of the accidents were speed violation, reckless driving, and wrongful overtaken.

The Sector Commander advised the public to use the toll-free numbers 122, during emergencies to get quick and prompt responses from the FRSC personnel, adding that the Corps would continue to do its best to ensure that RTC resulting from speeding is reduced to the barest this year

 

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