The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Plateau State on
Sunday confirmed that one person was killed and 27 others
injured in an auto crash at the state capital, Jos.
FRSC Public Education Officer, Mr Andrew Bala who
confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Jos
attributed the accident to over speeding.
Bala while addressing NAN said that the accident occurred
He said an 18-seater bus belonging to Gombe mass transit
conveying mostly students and a 10-seater local
commercial bus collided.
“The accident occurred around the Living Faith Church,
Bukuru, located in Zarmaganda, along Bukuru expressway,
Jos South, at about 11a.m.
“The driver of the 18-seater bus died instantly, while 27
others sustained various degrees of injuries.
“Looking at the impact, I think speeding by both vehicles
caused the accident,” he said.
Bala said those injured were currently receiving treatment at
the Plateau specialist hospital.
He also advised motorists to desist from speeding,
particularly during downpour, urging them to always obey
traffic rules and regulations.