Two Confirmed Dead As Petrol-Laden Tanker Explodes On Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway

Two people have been affirmed dead after a Petrol loaded tanker fell on its side, spilled its substance and detonated in the extremely early times of today November fifteenth at an old tollgate along the Lagos-Abeokuta road, 

As per report, the tanker went up on fire promptly, crushing lives, vehicles, and properties. 

Affirming the occurrence, the Ogun State Traffic Compliance (TRACE) Corps Spokesperson, Babatunde Akinbiyi told newsmen that there were losses yet the number couldn’t be determined as of the hour of the episode, Akinbiyi discharged a video of the inferno to newsmen. 

Akinbiyi further revealed that, the TRACE Corps, Fire Service specialists, Federal Road Safety Corps, the police, the NSCDC, Naval officials and the Army were all on ground for salvage tasks. 

Akinbiyi additionally exhorted drivers to maintain a strategic distance from Toll Gate Area for the present. 

The collections of the perished people were found at about 4am at the beginning of today after the fire had been put out.


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