In a shocking incident that unfolded on Sunday afternoon, many residents of Iseyin in the Oke Ogun geo-political zone of Oyo State narrowly escaped a tragic fate when a truck crashed into several houses in the town. The truck, loaded with bags of cement, lost control, resulting in significant damage to properties and causing panic among the local community.
The destructive force of the truck’s impact was not limited to the houses alone, as several shops in the vicinity were also affected, leading to millions of naira in losses. The incident left the affected residents in a state of shock and disbelief, as they grappled with the aftermath of the accident.
In a concerning turn of events, both the driver of the truck and his apprentice fled the scene immediately after the accident, leaving behind a trail of uncertainty. The whereabouts of the duo remain unknown at the time of reporting, leaving authorities and local residents anxious for any updates.
Thankfully, no casualties or serious injuries have been reported as a result of this alarming incident. However, the incident serves as a stark reminder of the potential dangers that can arise when road accidents occur in residential areas. The local authorities are now working diligently to investigate the cause of the accident and ensure the safety of the affected residents by providing necessary support.
As the community in Iseyin begins the process of recovery and rebuilding, it is hoped that measures will be taken to prevent similar incidents in the future. The incident serves as a wake-up call for improved road safety measures and stricter regulations to avoid such accidents and protect the lives and properties of citizens.