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Hell was let loose in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital on Tuesday as a Petrol filled tanker exploded on th IBB Boulevard Road, oke -ilewo axis, Abeokuta.
The incident which occurred around 8:15 am was said to have claimed the life of a yet-to-be identified person.
According to report, the 33,000-fuel laden tanker, crashed due to a break failure.
The tanker , which was coming from Sagamu-Siun-Oke-Mosan Road was said to have climbed the overhead bridge but suddenly lost control while descending from the bridge.
An eye witness informed NEWSLIFE that the tanker hit a motorcycle which was in motion and rammed into some commercial vehicles waiting for passengers at the end of the bridge and exploded.
As of the time of filing this report, the unfortunate incident has been put under control with considerable efforts of men of the federal and Ogun State fire service , also some officials of the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) were seen at the scene of incident restoring free flow of traffic.