June 4, 2015 – Total Fuel, Petrol Tanker Explosion Accident Killed 10 At Owena Market On Akure-Ilesha Road, 20 Injured
Less than 24 hours after several fuel tankers collided on Lagos Ibadan expressway, another accident has been reported.
The latest crash involving a fully loaded fuel tanker happened at Owena, a town located between Osun and Ondo states.
Eyewitnesses said the trailer lost control of the vehicle after brake failure on the popular Akure Ilesha road and rammed into a market full of people along the road this afternoon.
10 traders and drivers who parked by the road side died in the crash.
The remains of the deceased have been deposited at State Specialist Hospital mortuary in Akure.