Many Feared Dead As Truck Rams Into Roadside Market


Many have been feared dead after a truck rammed into a roadside market in Iworoko Ekiti, Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of Ekiti State.

It was gathered the truck, which was coming from Ifaki Ekiti abd headed towards Ado Ekiti lost control and rammed into the market at about 8pm on Saturday.

A source said four bodies had been recovered from the scene as at the time of filing this report and efforts to rescue others trapped under the truck were ongoing by sympathisers and traffic officials.

Another source said the truck had crushed a mini-commercial bus with passengers before ramming into the market.

The situation, according to the source would have been worse if students of Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, residing in the community because of its proximity to their campus were around.

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