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Again, Tanker Explodes On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

A diesel-laden tanker with  registration number  KSF336XX, has exploded near the long bridge, Warewa axis of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, Ogun State.

The spokesperson of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun State, Florence Okpe, who confirmed the incident said the crash occurred at about 10pm on Tuesday, involving three male adults.

Okpe said the diesel tanker was the only vehicle involved in the fire accident.

She noted that no death was recorded but one person was injured in the crash.

He said, “Three persons were involved, all male adults and one sustained injury. No death was recorded from the crash.

“One vehicle, a diesel truck, was involved. The suspected cause of the lone crash was mechanical deficiency.

“The injured victim was taken to Hopeland Medical Centre, Warewa. The scene of the crash was cordoned off to avoid a secondary crash.”

Okpe blamed the accident on mechanical deficiency.

Manuels Effe


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