Four feared dead as petrol tanker rams into taxi in Ibadan OpenCategory: Vehicle Accident
Time: 09 Aug 21, 10:46PM
Address: Egbeda, Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria
Tragedy struck on Monday when a fully loaded petrol tanker rammed into a taxi at Celica area, along Ibadan- Ife expressway, in Egbeda Local Government Area of Oyo State. The driver of the truck lost control of his vehicle, and in the process of trying to maneuvre it, he rammed into the taxi. The fully loaded tanker skied off the road with the taxi and plunged into a nearby ditch. The taxi was about to enter the road when the truck crashed into it. There were six people in the taxi at the time of the accident, no fewer than four of the victims have been confirmed dead. Fire Fighters and Road Safety officials were seen at the scene trying to put out the fire and controlling vehicular traffic.