Tragedy struck on Saturday in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti state as four people were feared dead and three others sustained severe injuries in an accident involving a truck and a taxi cab in Similoluwa area of the state capital.


The accident threw passers-by and families of the victims into wailing and mourning.


When Radio Nigeria got to the scene of the accident, sympathizers , Motorists and Commercial Motorcyclists were seen rushing the victims to the hospital for medical attention while corpses of the dead were deposited at the morgue .


Many of the sympathizers blamed the truck driver for driving recklessly, while others alleged he was drunk.


A Lady who spoke under condition of anonymity said that God saved them from the same truck in another part of the town before the eventual accident at Similoluwa.


Others however claimed that the truck had break failure resulting in the fatal accident


Radio Nigeria observed that the two drivers of the I’ll fated vehicles were among the dead.



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