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One dies as gas tanker crushes cars in Ogun


One dies as gas tanker crushes cars in Ogun..

A man driving his family has been confirmed dead in Ogun State after a gas-laden tanker fell on his car and another along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Saturday.

His wife and children escaped unhurt.

The accident occurred around 7am at Orimerumu axis of the highway, outbound Lagos.

The accident involved an unregistered Volvo gas truck, a Toyota Corolla with registration number, EQ 165 LSR, and a Toyota Sienna marked FKJ 341 GC.

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The Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement and Enforcement (TRACE) corps confirmed the incident to Daily Post on Saturday.

TRACE spokesman, Babatunde Akinbiyi, said “the gas-laden truck lost control and fell on both the Sienna and Corolla car.”

Akinbiyi added that the driver of the truck fled the scene immediately the crash occurred.

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It was gathered that the two vehicles had eight occupants (three males, three females and two minors) at the time of the incident.

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