The federal Road safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed the death of 20 people in a ghastly road crash on Tuesday, in Bauchi State.
The 20 people got burnt in the crash when two vehicles, a Sharon Ford and a Volkswagen car conveying goods, had a head-on-collusion and went up in flame.
Transportation plus gathered that People watched helplessly, as human bodies were seen burning when two commercial vehicles went up in flames at Huturu Village, along Bauchi-Kano road, Bauchi State.
The Bauchi State Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, confirmed the crash, saying 21 persons were in the two commercial vehicles but 20 died.
According to him, one driver survived the crash that involved a Volkswagen Golf3 with number plates: SHD-184YU and a Sharon minibus conveying passengers and goods, stating that the accident was caused by speed violation.
“It happened at about 11:30 am on Tuesday at Huturu Village, along Bauchi to Kano road. Our men got the report at about 11:38 am and we got to the scene at about 11:50 am. One of the drivers survived but was injured. Twenty others were killed and burnt to ashes.
“They include 11 males, five females, one male child and three female children. The injured driver was taken to Kafin Madaki Hospital while the dead passengers were buried at Huturu village.”