Four persons have been confirmed dead while others sustained various degree of injuries in an auto-crash at Iwo road in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital.
The accident, which involved a grandmother and her two grandchildren, occurred on Saturday at Boluwaji Garage, Iwo road-Challenge, Ibadan.
A fuel-laden truck was said to have veered off the road and ran into the people and the truck also crushed two other commercial vehicles.
It was gathered that a young boy miraculously escaped as he ran for cover when he saw the truck coming his way.
The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Gbenga Fadeyi, confirmed the incident, saying the deceased had been deposited at the morgue while the injured are receiving treatment. AN24 reports.