Tragedy in Edo state as car with a learner sign crushed six children to death- Graphics

It was a tragic moment for the people of Arue-Uromi, Esan-North East Local Government Area of Edo State on Friday, January 16, when six children were crushed to death by a Mercedes Benz car bearing a learner driver sign.

It was gathered that the children, four girls and two boys, said to be siblings, were playing football when an approaching Mercedes Benz car, which in an attempt to dodge a pothole, swerved and killed them on the spot.

In another story, it was revealed that the children were crossing the road when the car ran into them.

A development which provoked residents of the community where they immediately blocked the road and burnt the Mercedes Benz.

Edo State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Henry Benamaisia, confirmed the incident.

Source: LIB

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