Eight persons including students of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, in Ondo state were crushed to death by a truck.
According to reports, more than 10 persons sustained serious injuries and have been rushed to a nearby hospital following the tragic incident.
The incident happened today, Saturday, January 23 around 6pm. The victims are yet to be identified but have since been taking to the mortuary.
The truck reportedly which belongs to Dangote company was carrying cement but lost control due to brake failure as it hits into business centers and shops near the school gate.
The truck which reportedly lost control due to brake failure was said to be coming from lkare Akoko and while descending the hill few metres to university gate had a brake failure.
The students that were crushed to death were at the different business centres to make photocopies and type their assignments ahead of their exams before the incident happened.