Actress Mercy Aigbe has mourned the tragic death of some students crushed by a truck on Tuesday.
Recall that the tragic incident happened on Tuesday along Ogunusi Road, Grammar School Bus Stop.
Reacting in an Instagram post, the actress said she is still recovering from Sylvester Oromoni’s death and this happened.
“I am yet to get over Sylvester’s death! And this! God please. she said it’s really terrible! she said over 14 kids! Died! 14!!!!!! Kabiyesi Olorun,” she wrote.
The pupils, numbering more than 10, were about to cross the road after school when the truck ran over them.
Witnesses quoted by Premium Times said the truck driver sped away after the incident.
“He was pursued and caught around Ogba and was brought back to the station. That is why the youth are attacking the police station,” one eyewitness said.
Businesses along the road have shut down while vehicular traffic is grounded.
Angry youth also vandalised trucks around the area, throwing stones into the police station.