Eleven people have perished in a ghastly motor accident along Gombe/Yola road, in Billiri Local Government, LGA of Gombe State.

The incident occurred on Monday morning when a ten-seater bus travelling from Kumo, the headquarters of Akko LGA to a market in Bam-bam, Balanga LGA of the state collided with a trailer.

An eyewitness, Alhaji Adamu Galadima, told reporters that the accident was caused by a trailer that appeared in front of the bus driver at “Filiya junction, which is a T Junction around New Motor Park in Billiri town".

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Galadima confirmed to Bounce News that ten passengers in the bus and a man standing by the road side were instantly killed when the two vehicles colluded.

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While confirming the incident to Bounce News, another source within the state police command that doesn't want his name published said, the Gombe/Yola road is gradually becoming a death trap for passengers with dozens losing their lives along the route.

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