A motor accident that occurred on Thursday at Zangoro village, along the Bauchi-Darazo road claimed about 14 lives.
Mr Yusuf Abdullahi, the Sector Commander of, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Bauchi State, explained in a Road Traffic Crash (RTC) report that five other persons sustained varying degrees of injuries and were receiving treatment.
He said the accident was between one Golf 3 Wagon car with registration number AJ507GWA and one private Chevrolet car.
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He stated that the personnel of the corps while clearing the scene of the accident, recovered N73,000, seven phones, one power bank, and four small handbags.
He attributed the cause of the accident to a speed violation.
According to him, “The corpses of the deceased and the injured had been referred to the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Teaching Hospital, Bauchi, for medical attention and identification.”
The commander enjoined motorists to always respect traffic rules and regulations while plying the road in order to curb accidents.