A truck has been set ablaze in Edo after it’s driver rammed into a
commercial bus killing over nine people!
Two children and the
bus driver are some of the deceased from the accident. Reports
have it that the accident occurred around Eguasco Street at about 6am on
The driver of the bus had slowed down his vehicle to pickup
some passengers going to Third junction when the truck rammed into the
bus from the rear.
The driver of the truck
immediately escaped after the accident happened as an eyewitness, Eken,
said that at least six of the passengers, including the driver, died on
the spot, while three others who were rushed to Akugbe hospital died
The development was said to have angered the youths and
other commercial bus drivers in the area as they took to the streets to
protest the death of their colleague. They also set the truck ablaze.