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Scores Killed In Ekiti As Trailer Rams Into Market (Photos/ Videos)

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Scores Killed In Ekiti As Trailer Rams Into Market (Photos/ Videos)

Twenty people have been reported dead in Ekiti after a trailer rammed into a market in Iworoko on Saturday evening.

Iworoko Ekiti is home to a large number of students of Ekiti State University due to its proximity to the institution’s main campus. It was gathered that the accident occurred during the market peak period.

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Eyewitnesses disclosed that the trailer, which was carrying bags of rice, lost brake as it was coming from the Ifaki area of the state.

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It was also gathered that the trailer lost control while trying to use the kerbs on the road as a stoppage and rammed into a minibus, and swerved onto the other side of the road, claiming lives and properties.

Meanwhile, as at the time of filing this report, several people were still under the trailer waiting to be rescued with the police and other agencies yet to make a statement on the incident.

Watch the video from the scene of the accident below…

https://twitter.com/Iam_Abdulaxis/status/1084189588023853056?s=19

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Ayomide Ayano

A writer, communicator, Graduate of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism and a Christian.

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