Photos: Benin Ore Petrol Tanker Accident Kills 2; Fire Explosion As Fuel Tanker Runs Into Ditch


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May 12, 2016 – Pictures: Petrol Tanker Explosion Kills 2 On Benin Ore Road In Ondo State

Fire Explosion On Benin Ore Expressway As Fuel Tanker Runs Into Ditch


Here are the photos from the scene of a tanker explosion that happened on the popular Benin-Ore expressway in Ondo State today.

The tanker carrying 33,000 litres of diesel lost control while driving recklessly around 2pm today.

The driver lost control on reaching Ofosu village along the expressway, ran into a ditch and caught fire.

The tanker driver and a passenger were burnt beyond recognition while the third passenger is presently being treated at Ore General Hospital.

Eyewitnesses blamed the tanker driver for the incident that caused traffic gridlock on the popular expressway.