TRAGEDY: Woman Crushes to death by a Truck in Ibadan, Oyo State
A middle-aged woman reportedly returning home from school run yesterday, was crushed by an articulated vehicle at Molete area of Ibadan, Oyo State capital.
The accident left many in shock as the deceased and two men were caught in the middle of the road by the speeding truck while attempting to cross over to the other side of the road.
An eyewitness disclosed that, “a tricycle stopped at a wrong place. The driver just dropped three occupants of the tricycle. Two of the women ran as fast as they could to avoid being crushed by the truck.
“But the woman, who is now under the truck, was unlucky. As she tried to avoid the truck, she slipped as she put her foot on the edge of the concrete. She fell down and the truck ran over her. You can see her remains are yet to be removed.”
The corpse of the victim was evacuated and deposited in the morgue of the Oyo State Specialist Hospital, Adeoyo, by officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps.