Two Injured as Tanker Falls on Lagos–Ibadan Expressway

Two people on Sunday, sustained varying degrees of injury after a diesel-laden tanker fell on the Lagos–Ibadan Expressway causing a diversion of traffic.

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) accused the tanker driver of reckless driving by making a sudden entry into the road from the park.

In the meantime, the Ogun State FRSC Spokesperson, Florence Okpe, disclosed that the tanker eventually crashed and blocked the entire section of the Lagos bound.

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Okpe told newsmen that two persons were injured in the incident, saying no life was lost.

The injured victims, according to Okpe, were taken to Victory Hospital in Ogere for medical attention.

“The diesel content is being transferred to another vehicle,” she stated while adding that the FRSC operatives were on ground to manage the traffic situation.


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