Two k#lled, 52 inj¥red after a trailer rammed into 14 vehicles on the Jos-Bauchi road

The Plateau command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says two people were k#lled and 52 others injured when a trailer rammed into 14 vehicles around Zakaliyo on the Jos-Bauchi road.

This was revealed in a statement on Monday by Peter Longsan, the public enlightenment officer of the command. He attributed the accident to brake failire, adding that the acc#dent occurred on Sunday evening.

“The crash involving a trailer and 14 other vehicles occurred at about 5pm on Sunday around Zakaliyo, along Jos-Bauchi Road. 54 people were involved. Two female adults lost their lives and 52 others sustained various degrees of inj¥ries.

The brake of the trailer failed and lost control, and then ran into other vehicles.”
Longsan added that the FRSC ambulance and emergency response team, as well as officers of the Jos bye,pass unit were deployed to the scene of the incident.

He also said the injured were taken to Plateau Specialist Hospital and Toro General Hospital. “The corpses of the deceased were released to their families for burial after being confirmed de@d at the hospital,” he added.

 

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