Explosion :Tanker explosion claims four lives along Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
Reports have it that a Tanker that explodes alongside the Lagos-Ibadan expressway has claimed four lives after being hit by a container-laden truck.
According to report, the tragedy incident happened at Onigari Village, at a close range of the Foursquare Gospel Church camp at Ajebo, along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.It was however reported that the hit the tanker by the side and went up inflames.
The Public Relations Officer, Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, Babatunde Akinbiyi, who confirmed the incident to News Writer said the accident occurred at a point where the traffic had been diverted to a single lane.
Akinbiyi said the truck had hit the tanker by the side, and in the process, it burst the tanker open, with its contents gushing out and it caught fire.
He said, “Four persons have been confirmed dead in the inferno, as the truck was conveying some passengers.
“The tanker is still burning and there is gridlock on that axis of the expressway. It is terrible.”