Tanker explosion kills several on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

June 22, 2016 11:29 AM

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Lagos - Several people have been feared dead while others are trapped when a fuel tanker exploded around Mowe-Ibafo, Ogun State on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, Nation reports.

The incident which occurred at about 1am on Wednesday was said to have affected mostly residents who went to scoop petrol from a fallen tanker.

Many motorists were said to have abandoned their vehicles as the inferno spread and consumed many vehicles.

This is coming two days after 19 people died in a multiple crash at the Fidiwo/Ajebo end of the expressway.

The accident according to News24 involved a fully loaded commercial bus, a fuel tanker and a Dangote truck.

Source: news24.com.ng

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