– Some lives have been reported lost in an accident that occurred in Ondo state
– The sad incident occurred in Ikare-Akoko area of the state on Saturday, August 29.
– A truck driver who lost control rammed into shops within the area and injured many people
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A report by Sahara Reporters indicates that many people were feared dead while scores sustained serious injuries following an accident that occurred in Ondo state.
Legit.ng gathered that the online medium said the sad incident was caused by a diesel truck that lost control and rammed into a commercial area in Oloko street, Ikare Akoko, area of the state.
An eyewitness told the medium that the accident occurred around 4:30 pm on Saturday, August 29.
He was quoted to have said the truck driver lost control and rammed into shops within the area.
Another witness was reported to have said that the injured victims have been taken to the state’s specialist Hospital in the town and Federal Medical Centre, Owo.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that about 10 persons lost their lives after a boat capsized in Lagos while three people were missing.
It was reported that the sad accident occurred around 5:45 pm on Wednesday, July 29, at Kirikiri, Apapa, less than 24 hours after 18 persons cheated death in two boat accidents in Victoria Island.
The crash was as a result of an engine failure developed shortly after the boat left Kirikiri jetty for Badagry. 18 persons were said to b onboard with five of them were rescued by Marine Police operatives.
In another report, tragedy struck in Delta state on Wednesday, July 22, as a tanker laden with petroleum products exploded around Koko junction section of the Benin/Saepele Expressway in Ethiope local government.
The ugly incident claimed the lives of at least 20 persons who were reportedly burnt to death, according to a report.
An eyewitness said she was headed to Sapele from Benin when the Nissan Quest car she drove with other passengers was locked down in the heavy gridlock the incident precipitated on the road.
Also, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) announced diversion of traffic on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, following an explosion involving four trailers on Sunday morning at Kara Bridge.
The Lagos state Sector Commander of FRSC, Olusegun Ogungbemide, made the announcement in a statement on Sunday in Lagos.
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