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One Dead, Many Injured As Fuel Tanker Crushes Bus On Otedola Bridge

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A fuel tanker crash  on has killed one person and has left many others injured, odunews.com can confirm.

One Dead, Many Injured As Fuel Tanker Crushes Bus On Otedola Bridge
One Dead, Many Injured As Fuel Tanker Crushes Bus On Otedola Bridge

The accident which occurred along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway involved a fuel-laden tanker and a Mazda bus.

“A tanker fully loaded failed break and ram into an inter-state Mazda bus. Six people critically injured including a boy of about 9years old, one woman died and the injured have been taken to the hospital while the dead body of the woman has been taken to the mortuary”, a source told GUARDIAN.

The Traffic Monitoring Agency (LASTMAN) confirmed the accident.

Reacting through its twitter handle, said: “Fatal accident on Otedola Bridge inward Berger involving a tanker and a Mazda bus. All relevant emergency agencies alerted.

“Traffic backlog building up beyond Secretariat.”

“Preliminary reports confirm that a Golf car was also involved in the crash. No casualties from the car.

“One passenger from the bus confirmed dead with seven others injured.”

Adelowo Adegboyega
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