BREAKING: 20 Dead as truck runs into Ondo market

Ondo market

Many people were killed in a road accident that happened around Ondo market, at lbaka area of Akungba Akoko, Akoko South-West Local Government Area of Ondo State on Saturday evening.


It was collected that the accident involve a trailer which swerve into the market, that cause the live’s of people.


According to a witness, the trailer was loaded with bags of Rice had a failure of brake which made the driver lost control of the vehicle and went straight to the market where many live’s were lost.


The witness said “The accident took place about 7:30pm, when the trailer loaded with bags of rice packed into the stalls in the market. 10 dead bodies were removed under the trailer, and many are still trapped under the trailer”.


The Ondo State Police Command Mr Tee-Leo lkoro, who confirm the crash, said about eight persons assured dead.


Mr Tee-Leo, said ” As we speak now, 8 people has been assured dead in the accident and we still have more because we still have many people trapped under the trailer”.

As at the time of filling this report, The Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps was yet to confirm the peril, H-Forbes reporting.