Tragedy: Truck crushes 10 to death in Ondo market after break failure


Ondo was turned into mourning avenue as truck crushed 10 traders to death on Saturday evening at a market in Akungba-Akoko, Akoko South West Local Government Area of the state.

Eyewitnesses told journalists that the incident occurred when the driver of the truck carrying bags of rice lost control of the vehicle and rammed into the popular Ibaka market in the area.

Several persons were also seriously wounded in the accident.

The spokesman of the state police command, Tee Leo lkoro, who confirmed the incident, said eight dead bodies were recovered from the scene.

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