Female passer-by burnt to death in Ogun tanker fire

A female passer – by was burnt to death in an accident involving a Man diesel truck , a Daf tanker loaded with PMS and a commercial Mazda bus around Lotto area on Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Saturday night.

Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Spokesperson , Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta on Sunday.

Akinbiyi explained that the incident happened around 8:03pm on Saturday.

“According to eye witness, a PMS laden truck lost control on motion and hit barrier.

“The content immediately started gushing out and after a while the content caught fire and two other vehicles were burnt in the process.
“Unfortunately, an adult female passer -by along the axis got burnt too in the process ,” he said.

Akinbiyi said that the PMS laden truck driver managed to escape the inferno.

He added that the corpses of the deceased had been deposited at Fakoya private morgue in Sagamu.

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