Three corpses have been recovered from a river in Gadan Tilde, along Bauchi-Jos Road, in Toro Local Government Area of Bauchi following an accident involving a commercial vehicle on Friday.
The sector commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Bauchi, Yusuf Abdullahi, said on Sunday that a search of the river was ongoing to ascertain the number of victims involved in the lone auto crash.
He explained that the fatal accident occurred on Friday morning at around 1:00 a.m. after the driver of a green-coloured commercial Opel Vectra, with plate number JNN 348 NC, lost control and plunged into the river.
Mr Abdullahi, who identified the driver of the vehicle as Ahmad Ali, said, “We have not yet confirmed the total number of people involved. A search is still ongoing in the river and all the deceased have been buried.”