Petrol Tanker Kills Five in Kogi State

Five people were killed, and  other's injured in Kogi State as Petrol Tanker got involved in an accident yesterday morning. This incident happened in Felele under Lokoja Local Government as no fewer than five persons were confirmed dead as a result of the accident.

It was reported that the accident occurred in Felele, Lokoja along Lokoja-Okene-Abuja Highway on Monday morning saw many vehicles including Keke Napeps being burnt to ashes as a result of the resulting fire. Many people were also injured in the accident.

According to an eyewitness account, the petrol-landing truck lost control as the vehicle was descending at an NNPC filling station when the brake of the truck failed.

It was further learnt that, vehicles and Keke Napepe were all Knocked down by the tanker and the content in the tanker poured on most of the vles which led to fire outbreak.

As men of the federal road safety unit and other emergency unit are still evacuating the dead body during the time of the report.

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