It has been reported that one person has been killed on Tuesday when a tipper rammed into a Toyota Corolla in front of the Ekiti State Government College, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State capital.
The accident, which occurred around 10:15 am along the busy Ado-Ijan-Ikare road had caused a long queue of vehicles.
It was gathered two other occupants of the saloon car also sustained varying degrees of fracture on their legs.
To arrest the drift, operatives of the police, soldiers, and Federal Road Safety Corps were drafted to the scene to ensure the free flow of vehicles along that route.
According to reports by thenationng, it was confirmed to journalists by an eyewitness that the two vehicles were traveling out of Ado Ekiti metropolis when the tipper suddenly hit the Camry from behind.
“We heard a big bang and on getting to the scene, the tipper had hit the Camry from behind and dragged it into the nearby bush.
“One of the occupants died on the spot. He sustained serious injury and blood was gushing out seriously from his head while the other two sustained fractures on their legs”.
It was further garthered that those who sustained injuries have been rushed to the hospital for medicare.
When contacted, Police Public Relations Officer, Ekiti Command, Mr. Sunday Abutu, disclosed that the victim’s corpse had been deposited in the morgue.
Reports further indicated that the two other individuals who sustained injuries are now being treated in the hospital.