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Truck reportedly crushed eight in Ikorodu

EIGHT people were reportedly crushed to death in Odogunyan , Ikorodu area of Lagos State, after a truck allegedly crushed two commercial motocycles in the area.h

The incident reportedly occured at about 7am, near a popular hotel, when the truck which was journeying from Ikorodu was said to have suffered break failure, veered off its lane and crossed to the other side of the road thereby crushing the commercial motorcycles which were journeying from Odogunyan at that time

Both motorcyclists were said to be conveying two passengers each when the incident happened.

It was gathered that apart from the motorcyclists, two commuters were also crushed to death by the truck.

Eye witnesses’ account said one of the victims died on the way to the hospital.

The incident was said to have sparked protests at about 1.30pm, as some colleagues of the late motorcyclists rushed to the scene to protest the deaths.

 

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