17 vehicles burnt as 2 dies, in Sango-Ota tanker accident

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Two persons were confirmed dead and six others injured in a fire accident involving a petroleum tanker at Bible College Bus-stop along the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway on Thursday night.

Ganiyu Akeem, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Assistant Corps Commander in Ota, told the Leakblast.com Reporters that 17 vehicles were also burnt in the accident that happened around 11.55 p.m. on Thursday night.

He said the incident happened when the lone tanker fell and spilled its inflammable content into the drainage channel.

He said the tanker ignited the fire that burnt many vehicles.

Akeem said 17 vehicles were affected, which included one tanker trailer, 10 articulated vehicles, three cars and three commercial buses.

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