Four women has been killed in a road accident at Alesinloye junction when a truck lost control and rammed into a Nissan Micra and motorcycles.

Radio Nigeria’s Adedayo Adelowo reported that the accident, happened early Wednesday morning.

He said the truck hit the Nissan and motorcycles and there after plunged into a road side dictch trapping the victims.

It took rescuers over an hour to evacuate the remains of the victims as hundreds of people gathered at the scene with total disregard to measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

The accident caused heavy traffic gridlock in parts of Ibadan including Dugbe, Alesinloye and Ring road.

Commander, Oyo state road transport management Agency, Mr Bolaji Adelaku said overloading and defiance to traffic rules were the cause of the accident.

Police public relations officer in Oyo state, Mr Olugbenga Fadeyi said the victims were taken away by officials of FRSC.

In February last year, a road accident involving a truck occured at the same spot leaving six people dead. Adedayo Adewolo

Source: Radio Nigeria