Tragedy on Lagos – Ibadan Expressway 4 years ago 0

The Federal Road Safety Corps has confirmed that two persons were seriously injured in the crash which involved many vehicles.

According to the Corps Public Education Officer, Jonas Agwu, the road crash was attributed to spillage of petrol from a Tanker (XA903GGW) which fell down, resulting to a fire outbreak, affecting 11 Trailers, 10 Luxury buses, 5 Mini Buses, 4 Tankers, 2 Pick-up vehicles , a car and 176 people.

Speaking further, Agwu said that “the timely response of FRSC rescue team, the Police and the Fire Service was able to bring the situation under control, while the injured victims have been taken to the hospital for medical attention”.

It would be recalled that 2 persons were killed and 5 others were injured at the same location (Danko) along Lagos- Ibadan expressway on 31 May, 2012 at 3.00pm as a result of dangerous driving and petrol spillage from a tanker which led to a fire outbreak, affecting 10 vehicles and 30 people. Home Page

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