Truck crushes siblings to death on their way to visit family in Ekiti
There was tragedy as two siblings, Ojo Hezekiah Abidemi, 25, and Ojo Ayomide,21, died after a truck crushed them in Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti State.
According to reports, the deceased who before their death were both students of University of Nigeria affiliate to College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti, were on their way to visit their mother on Friday August 8th, 2020 when the tragic incident happened.
“The brothers were on their way to visit their mum who’s based in Akure and stopped by a fuel station and according to eye witnesses as they were coming out of the fuel station, an oncoming truck rammed into them.
The driver of the truck ran away while the victims were both rushed to a nearby hospital where they were declared dead,“ a source said
In another report, three people were reportedly killed as a Sports Utility Vehicle, SUV, ran into a moving trailer on Lagos-Abeokuta Road, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.
The accident occurred around 6:40am on Tuesday, August 4, before Cement Bus Stop inward Iyana-Dopemu.
According to the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, three people were killed in the accident.