The Spokesperson of the Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC), Ogun Command, Florence Okpe, confirmed the dire incident to newsmen in Abeokuta.
“There is an outbreak of fire at the scene. Motorists are advised to drive cautiously and remain calm until the fire is extinguished.”
She said “A multiple crash involving a Tanker and two other vehicles just occurred around mountain of fire church on the outward section of the LAGOS-IBADAN Expressway.
Speaking with reporters, an eyewitness, identified simply as Ola, said four people were involved in the accident.
Ola said, “The driver and his motor boy managed to escape as well as the drivers of the two cars. The tanker driver lost control and fell on a car.”
Preliminary investigation revealed that it is a 33,000 Tanker that is fully laden with Premium Motor Spirit, otherwise known as Petrol