Tragic! 4 pupils crushed to death by truck driver

The pupils were killed during the early hours of the day as they attempted to cross to the other side of the road.

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A truck driver in Delta State has reportedly crushed four pupils and a woman to death at the Mechanic Village, located around the Effurun-Warri road of the state.

The incident happened around 8 AM on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, while the young pupils were trying to cross to an opposite side of the road.

According to the New Telegraph, the truck ran over the school children and then went on to hit another woman at her shop.

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Another woman who narrowly escaped death said she had to do a big dive in her bid to avoid being crushed by the truck.

“As soon as I noticed the speed with which the driver was coming, I decided to jump to the other side of my store; if not I would have been dead by now.”

Report says that the skulls of the pupils were ripped open, while the body of the woman killed was torn into pieces.

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