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Truck crushes pupil to death in Lagos

18 November 2013, 16:05

Lagos - A Mercedes Benz truck crushed a pupil to death and injured two others in Ikota area of Lagos state, Daily Times reports.

The Ikota Primary School pupils, were said to be making their way to school on Monday morning when the tanker rammed into them killing one of them on the spot.

It was gathered that the incident triggered off a protest in the area as some youth took to the roads causing heavy traffic grid lock on the Ikota road.

The irate youth said the driver of the truck was overspeeding and subsequently lost control of the truck before crushing the students.

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