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Two kids, parents crushed to death by truck

05 January 2015, 16:03

Osun - A father, mother and their two kids were crushed to death by a truck laden with bags of rice along the Iwo-Ibadan Road in Osun State, Punch reports.

The accident was said to have occurred when the truck lost control and ran into the family members while trying to avoid running into a queue of vehicles on the road due to a police checkpoint.

Also read: Couple crushed to death by drunken driver

An eyewitness account said the car in which the family were travelling was coming from Iwo and heading towards Ibadan, while the truck was coming from Ibadan.

He blamed the accident on the police checkpoint, saying if the road block was not there, the accident would have been avoided.

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