Sunday, 6 January 2013

15 Feared Dead As Petrol Tanker Crashes Into Commercial Bus

Photo Credit: Channels TV

An accident involving two petrol tankers and a commercial bus occurred on Sunday morning at Odo Oba near Ogbomosho killing an unspecified number of people and injuring several others. 

This occurred when one of the petrol tankers, coming from Katsina State tried to avoid a bad road thereby had an head on collision with the commercial bus coming from the opposite direction. The driver of the second petrol tanker had stopped by to assist the victims of the accident when his own vehicle was gutted by the flames from the burning vehicles.

The National Emergency Management Agency confirmed the crash, saying three persons escaped.

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