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Fuel-laden tanker crushes bus in Osun

04 September 2015, 13:24

Osun  -  A petrol-laden truck on Thursday fell and crushed a commercial bus at Asubiaro area of Osogbo State, Punch reports.

The accident was said to have occurred barely two minutes after the passengers in the bus disembarked due to a flat tyre.

No life was lost in the crash.

The 33 000-litre capacity fuel tank pulled off from the vehicle when it ran into a big pothole on the road as the driver while the driver was ascending the hilly road.

Also read: Three killed as container crashes on vehicles in Lagos

Residents were said to have trooped out on seeing fuel gushing out from the tanker and started scooping fuel from the crashed tanker.

This is happening after a heavy duty container on Wednesday skidded off the Ojuelegba bridge, in Lagos, landing on a Nissan saloon car and a Sports Utility Vehicle killing three people in the process.

Read more at Punch

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