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Monday, August 9, 2021

Petrol Tanker Crushes 5 To Death In Ibadan



By Our Reporter

Five persons were crushed to death on Monday in Ibadan, Oyo state, when a tanker laden with petrol ran over the taxi conveying them.

The tragic accident occurred at Celica area on new Ife-Ibadan Road, Egbeda Local Government Area.

It was learnt that the petrol tanker lost control, rammed into a Nissan Micra taxi and dragged the mangled car and occupants into a nearby ditch.

It was heart rending sight as sympathizers grieve and watch helplessly the ruins of the accident.

The victims - three male and two female adults, died in the accident.

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Sector Commander in the state, Uche Chukwurah, confirmed it and attributed the cause to loss of control by the tanker driver. 

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