Truck kills 14 in Akure Expressway Police checkpoint
Sad evening as fourteen people lost their lives in an accident on Ilesha-Akure Expressway, Oshogbo.
According to news gathered, the break system of a truck heading towards Akure failed, causing other vehicles coming from the opposite direction to run over each other, killing most of their occupants.
An eyewitness told our news reporters that policemen had stopped some vehicles coming from Akure for checks, but unfortunately the brakes of a Volvo truck coming from the opposite direction failed and the driver lost control of the vehicle, resulting in the accident.
Officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps were said to have rushed to the accident scene for rescue operation.