No fewer than 16 persons have been crushed to death on Saturday by an articulated vehicle belonging to Dangote Cement Company very close to Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State.
An eyewitness account has it that the driver of the trailer lost control and rammed into five shops killing everyone on the way.
Among several casualties and victims of the accident are students of AAUA as well as residents of the community.
According to the eyewitness, “We suddenly saw the Dangote trailer loaded with several bags of cement heading for the shops on the roadside.
As it was going, the driver must have lost control of the vehicle because he was crushing everyone on his way. He couldn’t stop the vehicle. The trailer entered four shops killing everyone I side the shops.