Eight die in Ogun container fire

Right travellers in a container were burnt to death on Tuesday in am accident involving two trucks at Onigari near Foursquare Gospel Church campground, Ajwbo, Ogun State.

The accident occurred when a containerised truck inbound Lagos on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway twas overtaking some other vehicles at a diversion and scraped the body of a petrol tanker heading in the opposite direction.

A fire broke out immediately, consuming the right passrngers in the container and damaging some cars on the narrow diversion created by Reynolds Construction Company.

RCC is handling the reconstruction of Sagamu Interchange to Ibadan end of the expressway.

Police and rescue officials swiftly deployed in the area and took the burnt corpses to a mortuary.

They also towed the damaged trucks away.



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