No fewer than four persons were burnt beyond recognition while five others sustained injuries in a ghastly motor accident in KareKare village,along Darazo road, about 30kilometres from Bauchi metropolis.
The Bauchi State Federal Road Sector Commandant,Mr.Henry Sunday Olatunji who confirmed the incident to newsmen Thursday said that the accident which occured around 7.45pm, involved a commercial Toyota Hiace bus and a mercedes benz 190.
According to the Sector Commandant," a total of 9 persons were involved in the accident. Among the victims of the crash are 8 males and a female.
The number of casualities are 4 people out of 3 are males while 1 is a female.The 5 people that sustained injuries are all males."
He said when men of the Federal Road Safety corps arrived at the scene of the crash, they conveyed all the dead bodies to Darazo General Hospital while the injured persons were taken to Soro Hospital.
Mr Henry who attributed the cause of the accident to overspeeding and reckeless driving, urged motorists plying the highway to ensure that they observe traffic rules and regulation at all times.
"From our observation, the two vehicle may have been overspeeding and it is wrong to driving recklessly,most especially at nigth.
Drivers should be more careful at nigth and ensure that all their headligths are functioning properly to avoid accident," he said.