No fewer than 13 automobiles have been burnt in a fuel-loaded tanker explosion that occurred at Ogere city, Ogun State alongside the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) disclosed that the automobiles destroyed within the accident on Tuesday have been six tankers, 5 vehicles, and two automobiles.
The FRSC Sector Commander in Ogun, Mr. Ahmed Umar, who confirmed the incident to journalists, stated one particular person had to this point been rescued and brought to a non-public hospital in Ogere.
He additionally urged motorists plying the street to make use of various routes.
“The fire is serious, six tankers, five trucks and two cars are burnt in the explosion.
“Vehicles moving inbound Lagos should go through Saapade-Ode/Remo-Iperu-Sagamu to relink Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
“In addition, vehicles moving inbound Ibadan should also go through Sagamu-Iperu-Ode/Remo-Saapade to relink Lagos-Ibadan expressway,” he stated.