No fewer than eight persons including students of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, in Ondo state were feared crushed to death by a heavy duty truck.
The report had it that ten others who sustained serious injuries have been rushed to a nearby hospital for medical attention.
Vanguard learnt that the incident occurred at about 6 pm on Saturday.
The deceased have equally been taken to the mortuary of the general hospital.
Eyewitness account said that the truck belonging to Dangote company told newsmen that ” the trailer carrying cement lost control due to brake failure and rammed into business centres and shops near the school gate.