Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority Nigeria

Petrol Tanker Crashes into Petrol Stations, Shops in Azure, Kills Seven

At least seven people were killed on Wednesday in Akure, the Ondo State capital, after a petrol tanker crashed into two petrol stations.

The accident occurred at the busy Shasha market, located at Benin-Owo road in Akure.

The petrol-laden truck crashed into two filling stations, destroying some fuel pumps.

Several eyewitnesses said the driver of the truck which was fully laden with Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), lost control of the vehicle and veered off the road, crashing into two fuel stations and some shops along the road.

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