Truck crushes four students, Okada rider to death in Oyo
Four students of Idito Secondary School in Lagelu Local Government area of Oyo state were killed on Monday in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital.
It was learnt that the students were going to school on motorcycle, when the truck crushed them along Iwo-road, Ibadan express way.
The state police public relations officer, Olugbenga Fadeyi, who confirmed the incident in Ibadan on Monday, said the Divisional Police Officer in the area had sent the signal to the state command headquarters, Eleyele, Ibadan.
Fadeyi said, “It is true. The DPO told me that the incident happened when the driver of the truck was trying to avoid killing some sheep and rammed into the students on the Okada. Police have moved to the area to ensure life and prosperity were not vandalised by the angry students.”
Following the ugly incident, the students of the school moved to the nearby park and vandalised vehicles in the area to demonstrate their anger.