Truck loaded with sand crushes 10-year old girl in Ondo State


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Shocking reports of a 10-year old girl crushed to death in Ondo state by a truck that was fully loaded with sand. So, so tragic!

A tragic accident occurred in Okitipupa main market, along Ayeka Road in Okitipupa LGA of Ondo state recently, where a 10-year old girl was reportedly crushed to death by a truck filled with sand.


Truck loaded with sand crushes 10-yr old girl to death in Ondo

News reports have it that this tragic accident occurred on the evening of Wednesday 29th of January 2020, causing serious panic among residents, passersby, and market women of that area.

The press statements record that an eye witness said the young girl was crushed by the truck while she was trying to cross the road to the other side but unfortunately some motorcycles and vehicles parked on one side blocked her from seeing the approaching truck that eventually killed her. The eye witness said;

“The vehicles and motorcycles parked at the other side of the road blocked the girl’s vision when she crossed, it was too late as the truck crushed her to death on the spot,"

When speaking with newsmen about this incident, the PPRO of Okitipupa Divisional Police station, CSP Femi Joseph said;

“The incident is very unfortunate but the suspect and his truck too, investigation is ongoing on the matter,’’

“She was brought in dead, her corpse is immediately deposited at the hospital’s morgue but her parents or guardian are yet to show up at the hospital,’’

What an unfortunate and tragic situation. May her gentle soul Rest In Peace.

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