According to a Punch Metro report, two people have been burnt to death and several others critically injured in a ghastly accident along Bauchi-Jos road on Tuesday.
It was learnt that Tuesday’s accident was caused when a Hilux vehicle had a head-on collision with a petrol tanker and in the process, caught fire.
The Public Relations Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps, Bauchi State Sector Command, Rilwan Suleiman, confirmed the accident to our correspondent in a telephone interview.
He said, “Yes, it is true, there was an accident a few moments ago (at about noon), a Hilux with a Government number plate collided with a petrol tanker, unfortunately, it caught fire. Two people died on the spot. As I speak with you now, our men are currently on rescue operations and they have not yet returned.”