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Driver Burnt To Death In Ogun Diesel Tanker Explosion


Driver Burnt To Death In Ogun Diesel Tanker Explosion

A driver of a diesel laden tanker has been burnt to death today, Friday February 12,following an explosion which occurred at Atoyo, outbound Ijebu Ode along Ijebu Ode Ogbere expressway in Ogun State.

The Spokesperson of Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement, Babatunde Akinbiyi disclosed to Channels Television that the sad incident occurred in the morning at 10:45 am due to the reckless driving by the driver of the tanker who was alone in the truck and the registration number of the tanker could not be ascertained due to the level of the explosion.

Akinbiyi said;

“The driver of the Diesel laden tanker was driving recklessly when it suddenly lost control and fell on its side with its content spilling on the road before it exploded.

“The driver, according to eyewitness account was the only occupant in the vehicle when the unfortunate incident happened and was burnt to ashes before rescue effort could reach him.”

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