June 20, 2016

19 dead as fuel tanker crushes bus and Dangote trailer on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

A petrol tanker rammed into a commercial bus at the Oniworo, Ogun State axis of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway killing 19 people on the spot. The accident which happened on the evening of Sunday 19th June also affected a Dangote Cement truck on the road.
19 dead as fuel tanker crushes bus and Dangote trailer on Lagos-Ibadan expressway
19 dead as fuel tanker crushes bus and Dangote trailer on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

PRO of Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency, Babatunde Akinbiyi, said:

“Our men  who were at the scene of the accident said that all the 18 passengers in the bus and the driver died on the spot, while the cement truck which had also given way to the overtaking tanker was also affected by the impact of the crash.”

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