Mrs Ebunoluwa Akinkumi, Area Commander of TRACE in Ewekoro-Ifo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the accident occurred on Wednesday about 9.05a.m.
Akinkumi said the truck was marked EPE514 XW while the tricycle had JBD 482QJ.
She said the corpses of the victims had been deposited at the Ifo General Hospital morgue while the survivors are also receiving treatment at the hospital.
Mr Seni Ogunyemi, the Corps Commander of TRACE commiserated with the families of the dead and prayed God to grant them the fortitude to bear the loss
He appealed to motorists to always maintain their vehicles and refrain from speeding. (NAN)