About nine persons have been feared killed as  truck rammed into a commercial bus, at Oka market in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State. 

It‎ was gathered that the incident occurred on Eguasco Street at about 6am on Tuesday.

The truck ran into the bus from behind while waiting to pick some passengers at the market.

The truck driver, however escaped from the scene while the bus drivers and five other people died on the spot.

Three other passengers were rushed to the hospital but they could not make it, they died on the way, an eyewitness said.