Truck crushes three to death in Ibadan

Truck crushes three to death in Ibadan

Three persons were crushed to death by a truck at the Total Garden area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

Our correspondent gathered that the incident happened on Wednesday morning.

Some residents told our correspondent that the dead victims were on the same motorcycle and that the Okada rider was trying to overtake the truck when the accident happened.

A man, who claimed to have witnessed the accident, Yinka said the accident was not the fault of the motorcyclist.

The accident reportedly led to tension in the area as some youths and motorcyclists were said to have made an attempt to set the truck ablaze.

The Oyo State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Uche Chukwura, confirmed the accident to our correspondent.

She said, “Three persons died and two were injured in the accident. Our men were there.”

She urged motorists to always drive with caution and ensure that their vehicles were always in good conditions before taking them out

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