Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Tanker Explosion: 24 Vehicles Burnt

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June 3, 2012 – Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Tanker Explosion: 24 Vehicles Burnt

This explosion which occurred around 1:45am on Saturday 2nd of June, 2012 left commuters on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway stranded for over 7 hours (including Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi’s wife).

An over-loaded petrol tanker fell and caught fire.

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The fire left over 24 vehicles completely burnt.

According to Federal Road Safety Commission(FRSC) report, no one died.

5 thoughts on “Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Tanker Explosion: 24 Vehicles Burnt

  1. It’s very ufortunate, the issue of petrol tankers falling and going ablaze is becoming incessant and i believe it’s becous of the non carefulness of their drivers. Thank God nobody died from the incidence.

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