Horror as truck plows into Ibadan market

Horror as truck plows into Ibadan market

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A truck has reportedly plowed into the popular Bode market in Ibadan, Oyo State.

PASSERSBY WATCH AS A YOUNG MAN IN A RESCUE MISSION AT ACCIDENT SCENE

An unspecified number of people and scores injured in the tragedy at about 8:30a.m on Sunday morning.

The truck, conveyed gas product, had a break failure and crashed into pedestrian on the kerb beside the crowded market.

It was learnt that the truck was coming from Beere to Idi Arere road when the incident occurred.

Oyo State Sector Commander of the Federal Roads Safety Corps (FRSC), Mrs Uche Winifred Chukwura said officials of the Commission have arrived the scene.

She however promised to provide details of the number of casualty when the rescue operation is completed.

“It is that the accident occurred this morning at Bode market, but our people are still there evacuating the debris and casualty.

“For now, we cannot give a specific figure of the casualty. I would get back to you later on the number of people that died in accident”, she said.

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