Accident in Ibadan, 5 people crushed

Tragedy struck yesterday in Ibadan when a lorry loaded with more than 100 bags of cement crushed five at Eleyele.

According to Daily Trust, young lady died instantly in the accident, while the other four persons sustained varying degrees of injuries.
Eye witness accounts told Weekly Trust that the truck marked XA 178 BDG was coming from the direction of Dugbe, before it ran into an 18-seater commercial bus, some motorcyclists and other passersby, a few metres away from Eleyele roundabout . It happened at about 12:25pm.
After crushing the victims, the ill-fated truck headed to another storey building by the road side, but the locked iron gate of the house prevented it from pulling itself inside the building, sources said.
Frightened, the two drivers attempted to escape, but people in the area chased and arrested them.

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