UPDATE (PHOTOS): One passenger dies, others injured as fuel tanker crushes bus, car on Lagos-Ibadan highway

A tanker loaded with petrol on Thursday rammed into a bus and a car on the Otedola Bridge on the ever-busy Lagos-Ibadan highway, resulting in loss of life of a female adult.

The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, disclosed in Lagos that seven people were injured in the accident which occurred at 8:30 a.m.

Oke-Osanyintolu said that the agency’s officials had, however, removed the vehicles from the road to ease traffic.

According to him, a female adult lost her life to the accident, while some of the passengers got injured.

He said that the corpse of the female adult had been taken to a mortuary, while the injured had been taken to hospital.

He said that the affected vehicles are a Volkswagen car marked AAA 722 FU, a Mazda bus marked KJA 581 XL and a tanker that had no number.

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