A diesel-laden tanker driver was on Friday burnt to death during an explosion at Atoyo, outbound Ijebu-Ode on the Ijebu-Ode-Ogbere Expressway in Ogun State.
The Spokesperson for the Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta.
Akinbiyi explained that the accident occurred ARROUND TEN IN THE MORNING and was caused by reckless driving by the tanker driver who was alone in the truck.
He said, “According to an eyewitness, it was learnt that the driver of the Deisel-laden tanker was driving recklessly .”
Akinbiyi appealed to articulated vehicle drivers, especially tanker drivers to avoid reckless driving, speeding, and drunk driving.