Some residents, including students of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba (AAUA) in Ondo State, were reportedly kille when a truck ran into them at the institution’s gate on Saturday.
Eyewitness told Ejes Gist News that a yet unknown number of people were killed after a truck belonging to the Dangote Party, conveying bags of cement, suffered brake failure and rammed into shops in the city.
The incident occurred a few minutes before 6:00 p.m., witnesses said.
It was learnt that rescue operations were still going on as of the time of this report.
The state police spokesperson, Tee-Leo Ikoro, could not be reached as of the time of filing this report.
The state FRSC public relations officer, Omotola Ogunbanwo, could also not be reached.