Tragedy hit a piece of Ado Ekiti on Tuesday, as a truck crushed a commuter to loss of life alongside Ado-Ijan-Ikare highway.
Two different occupants of the Toyota Camry Automotive additionally sustained excessive levels of fracture on their legs.
The accident occurred in entrance of the Ekiti State authorities school positioned between Ado Ekiti and the Federal Polytechnic.
The accident, which occurred round 10am had triggered a protracted queue of autos alongside that busy highway.
The police, troopers and males of the Federal Street Security Corps have, nonetheless, been drafted to the scene to make sure free circulation of autos alongside that route.
An eyewitness confirmed to journalists that the 2 autos had been travelling out of Ado Ekiti metropolis when the tipper out of the blue hit the Camry from behind.
“We heard an enormous bang and on attending to the scene, the tipper had hit the Camry from behind and dragged it into the close by bush.
“One of many occupants died on the spot. He sustained critical harm and blood was gushing out critically from his head whereas the opposite two sustained fractures on their legs”.
The supply stated those that sustained accidents have been rushed to the hospital for medical care.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, Ekiti Command, Mr. Sunday Abutu, stated the sufferer’s corpse had been deposited within the morgue.
Abutu added that the 2 different individuals who sustained accidents are presently being handled within the hospital.
“Sure, we’re conscious of the incident. The police are presently investigating the matter to know the subsequent line of motion.
“It was a really pathetic story and we urge motorists to at all times measure their pace to stop or cut back carnage on roads”.