Akure — No fewer than twelve people were the day gone by overwhelmed to death by a truck acknowledged to belong to Dangote company shut to Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko in Ondo articulate.
An eyewitness informed LEADERSHIP Sunday that about eight college students and artisan lost their lives within the smash, while one other scholar informed our reporter that more than 12 people were overwhelmed.
It turned into once learnt that the motive force of the trailer lost maintain watch over and rammed into five shops killing all people on the formulation.
Fixed with the eyewitness, “We noticed the Dangote trailer loaded with plenty of baggage of cement heading for the shops on the roadside.
“Because it turned into once going, the motive force must indulge in lost maintain watch over of the vehicle because of he turned into once crushing all people on his formulation. He couldn’t pause the vehicle. The trailer entered four shops killing all people I facet the shops.”
Also, the trailer overwhelmed vehicles parked on the roadside past repair. By the level it at closing stopped, the trailer has killed many other folks and coated them with cement.
Some of us furthermore sustained excessive accidents. Most of the survivors couldn’t stand on the toes as that they had fractures. They were rushed to the sanatorium for on the spot scientific consideration.
Confirming the incident, the Articulate Police Explain, acknowledged
eight bodies indulge in so some distance been evacuated from the scene of the accident.
The Police Public Relatives Officer, PPRO, Tee Leo Ikoro, disclosed that the truck turned into once heading to Akure en route to Akungba when it rammed into the victims.
Ikoro acknowledged the crew alongside side FRSC had so some distance introduced out eight bodies while browsing the role to detect if there were assorted bodies though-provoking.
He alternatively couldn’t dispute the different of injured of us, promising to come yet one more time to our correspondent.