Tankers,trucks burn in crash at Ogere


No fewer than 13 vehicles have been destroyed in a fuel tanker explosion around a trailer park at Ogere, Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

The burnt vehicles include six tankers, five trucks, and two cars creating a huge traffic snarl.

The explosion occurred at about 6:20 a.m. impeding traffic outward Lagos State. Men of the Federal Road Safety Commission and fire fighters are working hard to control the situation even a s a huge crowd gathered at the scene of the explosion at Ogere, Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

Casualty figure cannot be ascertained yet but officials said as they tried to remove the burnt vehicles and open up a detour for other vehicles, the fire ignited again prompting firefighters to resume to extinguish the fire.

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