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Pregnant woman crushed to death in Ibadan.

An expectant woman was on Wednesday afternoon crushed to death by a speeding truck in Ibadan. The accident which occurred at the Molete fly over area left many residents in shock and tears.

photo from Punch Newspaper

According to eye witnesses, the incident occurred when the pregnant woman who was trying to cross over to the other side of the road slipped and was crushed to death in the process by the truck. The truck was said to be moving at a high speed and driver could not control the vehicle to avoid the pregnant woman.

Meanwhile, officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps were almost immediately on ground to maintain calm in the vicinity and restore normal traffic movement. The truck driver was also apprehended and detained by men of the Nigerian Police Force.

The remains of the deceased woman have since been deposited at the Oyo State Hospital at Adeoyo.  

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