The Adamawa Sector Command of the Federal Highway Security Corps, FRSC, has confirmed the dying of fifteen individuals after a truck conveying cows and passengers misplaced management on a bridge and plunged right into a river.
The sector commander, Adegoke Adetunji, instructed newsmen in Yola that the accident occurred at about 10p.m. on the Ngurore Bridge on Yola-Numan Street.
He, nevertheless, mentioned many others have equally been declared lacking.
He disclosed additional that the lifeless our bodies of the victims had been evacuated to the Federal Medical Centre, Yola, and Specialists Hospital, Yola earlier than the arrival of FRSC personnel on the scene.
“I acquired a name at about 22:00 hours on Sunday that there was a crash on Ngurore Bridge on Yola-Numan Freeway.
“On arrival on the scene, we found that it was a truck carrying cows and passengers that misplaced management and fell into the drying river.
“Six lifeless our bodies have been deposited on the Federal Medical Centre and 9 on the Specialists Hospital, though the numbers of injured individuals is but to be ascertained.”
He additional urged motorists to keep away from driving within the evening and cease transporting human beings and animals in the identical car.
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