Tanker, Trailer Kill Two In Ogbomoso, Two Others Injured


By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan

Two  people  were on Sunday  killed in Ogbomoso, Oyo State by a petrol tanker and a haulage trailer in two separate road crash

 Eye witness account said the driver of the petro tanker  lost control and rammed into a motorcycle and  crushed the motorcyclist and his passanger .

Also,  two others said to be by passers sustained serious injury during the crash which occured  at Odo Oru area along Ogbomoso Igbeti road.

It was learnt that the tanker driver rammed into the motorcycle while reportedly  driving against traffic attempting  to link the Ogbomoso- Ilorin expressway  route.

 The tanker driver according to the  eye witness  at this juncture  lost control and rammed  over and crushed an Okada rider with his passenger 

According to the eye witness, the rider of the motorcycle died immediately on the spot  while two other people sustained injuries and were rushed into hospital for treatment .

The witness added that few miniutes after this,  another trailer reportedly lost control at the same spot killing  one of the passerby in the area

Security operatives and men of the Oyo State fire service and the Fereral Road Safety Corps (FRSC ) quickly moved into the scene of the incidence to prevent breakdown of law and order and control the logjam on the Takie- Federal road .


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