Four students of Ejioku Secondary School in the Lagelu Local Government Area of Oyo state have died after a sand-laden truck crushed them to death on Monday, March 29.
According to reports, the pupils were going to school on a motorcycle when the truck crushed them to death along Iwo-Ibadan expressway. The unfortunate incident caused students of the school to vandalize articulated vehicles in Ejioku.
An eyewitness stated, “Four pupils of the Ejioku secondary school were crushed by a truck. Students have started vandalising trucks in Ejioku. They are still here as I speak.
Police must come around to ensure law and order. This is taking another dimension now. The students are on rampage.”
While confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, Olugbenga Fadeyi, said the bodies have been deposited in a morgue while investigation into the cause of the accident is ongoing.