BREAKING: Four Feared Dead In Tanker Fire On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

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According to PUNCH, a total of at least four persons were on Tuesday, feared dead as a loaded fuel tanker was hit by a container-laden truck which ignited the fire.

It was gathered that the tragic accident occurred at Onigari Village, close to the Foursquare Gospel Church camp at Ajebo, along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

While speaking to correspondent, the Public Relations Officer, Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, Babatunde Akinbiyi, said the accident occurred where traffic had been diverted to a single lane on the expressway.

He said the truck had hit the tanker by the side and spilled its contents on the road, and later caught fire.

He said, “Four persons have been confirmed dead in the inferno, as the truck was conveying some passengers.

 

“The tanker is still burning and there is gridlock on that axis of the expressway. It is terrible.”

We’ll bring you more details later….

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