when a truck carrying the Luxury Motor Spirit (petrol) struck the ground and
burst into flames.
the road with the surrounding areas catching fire immediately. Huge balls of
flame instantly encircled her as eyewitnesses said no one could brace the
raging fire to rescue her.
corridor of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway involved a MAN diesel loaded with fuel,
a commercial Mazda bus and a DAF truck loaded with PMS. According to an
eyewitness, a PMS-loaded truck lost control of motion and hit the barrier after
the contents of the explosion.
Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the accident. He
attributed the cause to “loss of control” on the part of the truck driver.
morgue in Sagamu, Ogun State, while the fuel truck had also been taken off the
road to ease traffic flow.
grave injuries in a multiple accident that occurred on the Benin-Lagos highway.
It was gathered that the accident occurred at the Ovia river bridge axis on the
expressway involving two trucks and two other small vehicles.
control and rammed into other vehicles, killing four persons on the spot and
injuring three others.
(FRSC), who verified the crash, said that four vehicles and seven persons were
involved in the accident. He said that three people died on the spot while one
died later in a hospital where the injured were taken for treatment.
driving, adding that most of the incidents on the road these days were the
result of over-speeding on the part of the drivers. Benamaisia, however,
cautioned commuters to take care to keep driving safe under the speed limit
because they were driving for themselves and other road users.