One Killed As Gas Tanker Fall On Car Along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

 One person died on Saturday when a gas-laden truck fell on two vehicles at Orimerunmu area on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

The crash involving an unregistered Volvo Truck loaded with gas, a Toyota Corolla with registration number EQ 165 LSR and Toyota Sienna marked FKJ 341 GC, occurred at 7:03 am.

It was gathered that the gas-laden truck lost control and fell on both the Sienna and Corolla car.

It was gathered that eight people, which comprised three men, three women and two minors, were involved in the accident, adding that one person died in the accident.

The deceased had been deposited at the morgue of Famobis Hospital in Lotto.

The driver of the gas-laden truck it was learnt ran away immediately the accident occurred 

“The gas-laden truck lost control due to overspeeding and the tanker fell on both the Toyota Sienna and Toyota Corolla vehicles, all of which were outbound Lagos (moving out of Lagos).

“The Toyota Corolla car consists of the father, mother and two minors (their children) while the Toyota Sienna consists of a male (the driver) and 2 females who escaped unhurt.”

While commiserating with the family of the deceased, he urged tanker drivers to maintain their vehicles properly as well as control their speed.


Chris Kehinde Nwandu is the Editor In Chief of CKNNEWS || He is a Law graduate and an Alumnus of Lagos State University, Lead City University Ibadan and Nigerian Institute Of Journalism || With over 2 decades practice in Journalism, PR and Advertising, he is a member of several Professional bodies within and outside Nigeria || Member: Institute Of Chartered Arbitrators ( UK ) || Member : Institute of Chartered Mediators And Conciliation || Member : Nigerian Institute Of Public Relations || Member : Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria || Fellow : Institute of Personality Development And Customer Relationship Management || Member and Chairman Board Of Trustees: Guild Of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria

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