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Trucks crush six to death after brake failure in Ondo


No fewer than six persons have lost their lives on Saturday at Ikare-Akoko, headquarters of Akoko North East Local Government Area of Ondo State.

According to reports, the accident occurred at Okorun area of the ancient town while the trucks were descending a slope and suffered brake failure.

Following the brake failure, the trucks were said to have rammed into shops situated by the roadsides, killing six persons at the spot.

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Those injured were said to have been taken to the hospital.

The two trucks were descending the hilly town from Ekiti State while heading to Akure, Ondo State capital.