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Siblings sitting NECO crushed by Petrol tanker in Oyo


Scene of the accident

A loaded petrol tanker lost control and crushed five persons, including siblings to death in Oyo State.

Two of the victims were said to be siblings who were sitting for the ongoing National Examination Council exam.

It was gathered that the truck had brakes failure and the driver lost control of the vehicle before crushing passengers and the driver in a taxi to death.

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The tanker reportedly fell into a ditch afterward, The PUNCH reported

The accident happened around Celica area on the New Ife-Ibadan Road, in the Egbeda Local Government Area of Oyo State.

One of the eyewitnesses, Kamaru Oyerinde, told our correspondent that the accident happened around 7am.