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Articulated vehicle crushes pregnant woman to death in Ibadan

A pregnant woman suspected to be in her late 20s was on Wednesday morning crushed to death by an articulated vehicle, while trying to cross the road at Molete area of Ibadan. The incident happened beneath the Molete flyover linking Beere/Oje to Challenge roundabout. Confirming the incident, the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Public Education Officer, Mr Seun Onijala said a red colour articulated vehicle, without plate number crushed a pregnant woman to death. Onijala said that three people were involved in the accident, two males and one pregnant woman while try to cross the road. “The two men escaped...

New Year Eve Tragedy: Trailer crushes pregnant woman, 30 others in Ibadan

No fewer than 30 commuters were killed by a trailer around 11:45 pm on Monday at the second gate, Gbagi tuntun, along Ife road in Ibadan. According to an eyewitness, who confirmed the incident to the newsmen in Ibadan, the driver of the trailer enroute Iwo-road was drunk at the time of the incident. Our correspondent gathered that the victims were crushed to death by an oncoming trailer from Iwo road axis which rammed into the commercial buses by the entrance of the market. Also, eyewitness says firefighters battling to quench an inferno that engulfed multimillion naira goods at the...