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Bystander woman burned to death when tanker loses control on Ibadan highway

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A passer-by woman was burned Saturday night in an accident in the Lotto area of ​​the Lagos-Ibadan highway.

Babatunde Akinbiyi, a spokesman for the Traffic Compliance and Compliance Corps (TRACE), revealed this to reporters in Abeokuta on Sunday.

Akinbiyi explained that the incident involving a tanker truck loaded with PMS and a Mazda commercial bus took place around 8:03 pm. on Saturday.

“According to an eyewitness, a truck loaded with PMS lost control of movement and hit the barrier.

“The content began to sprout immediately and after a time it caught fire and two other parked vehicles were burned in the process.

“Unfortunately, an adult female passer-by along the axis was also burned,” she said.

Akinbiyi revealed that the PMS-laden tanker, however, escaped from hell.

He added that the body of the deceased had been deposited in Fakoya’s private morgue in Sagamu, reports NAN.

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