Ogun residents attempt to scoop fuel from fallen tanker on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

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Ogun residents along the Lagos-Ibadan highway on Wednesday attempted to scoop fuel from a fallen tanker.

SKYBLAST TV  learnt that residents trooped out with jerry cans in their hands immediately after the tanker crashed, barricading the highway and spilling its contents.

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) confirmed the crash of the tanker to newsmen.

FRSC spokesperson in Ogun State, Florence Okpe, said: “A crash involving a fallen tanker just occurred around Danco on the outward section of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

“FRSC rescue team is on ground, fire service has been contacted, and the crash area has been cordoned off to prevent a secondary crash.”

SKYBLAST TVreports that the fallen tanker has caused heavy gridlock on the highway.

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