A fatal accident claimed the life of a lady last week along Iwo road in Ibadan, Oyo state capital. It was gathered that the deceased, Bolatito Hammed, was crushed to death by a truck after experiencing a brake failure.
According to reports, the truck driver alerted road users of the faulty condition before the accident by pressing his horn continuously.
It was learnt that as a result of the continuous horning, the victim who was in a taxi became frightened and jumped out of the vehicle while on motion
Unfortunately, the truck hit her head and she died instantly.
Report has it that they were also two persons who jumped out of the taxi but only the victim was trapped by the truck. The truck driver was arrested by the police.
The deceased was a student of the University of Ibadan (UI), studying for a masters degree.