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

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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.



  1. fifelomo

    May 12, 2016 at 8:19 PM

    Awwww, reckless sent him on an errand of no return. Lesson to all. Rip to.d dead.

  2. Big Aunty Koks

    May 12, 2016 at 9:36 PM

    Ewo ooo! All that black smoke, it looks like the scene from that wild fire.
    Maybe there should be a law against selling alcoholic drinks at truck stations. Some of these trucks really run on the roads.

    RIP to the dead.

  3. sharon stone

    May 12, 2016 at 10:13 PM


  4. kunlegzy

    May 13, 2016 at 4:40 AM

    dis is serious o rip

  5. Local man

    May 13, 2016 at 4:43 AM

    So painful. R.I.P

  6. sola olaniyi

    May 13, 2016 at 8:55 AM

    This should serve as a lesson to his other reckless tanker drivers..R.I.P

  7. John Emeka

    May 13, 2016 at 9:14 AM

    Life has no duplicate but some pple do take dat 4 granted.
    Nothing kills more than carelessness…

  8. Maryf

    May 13, 2016 at 4:46 PM

    Lesson to other reckless drivers. RIP to them and the one receiving treatment, I wish you quick recovery

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