A fatal accident claimed many lives in Ekiti State on Saturday night when a trailer rammed into a roadside market in Iworoko Ekiti, Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of the state.
Sources said the truck carrying rice, was coming from Ifaki Ekiti and heading towards Ado Ekiti when it lost control and rammed into the market at about 8pm.
A mini-commercial bus with passengers was crushed by the truck before ramming into the market.
The casualty figures are yet to be ascertained but up to 20 people are feared dead. Many were trapped under the truck.