Car with Learner sign crushes six children to death in Edo

A Mercedes Benz car has been burnt after the driver who is a learner reportedly crushed six children to death in Edo state.

Reports have it that the incident happened in Arue-Uromi, Esan-North East Local Government Area of the state.

Car with Learner sign crushes six children to death in Edo

Eyewitnesses at the scene revealed that four girls and two boys said to be siblings, who were playing football were crushed when the driver made an attempt to dodge a pothole and swerved to the spot where the kids were playing.

Following the tragic incident which provoked anger of the residents of the community, the road was immediately blocked and the Mercedes Benz was burnt.

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

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