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Danger Averted as Petrol Tanker Skid off Delta Highway

Danger Averted as Petrol Tanker Skid off Delta Highway

The danger was averted in the early hours of today at Agbarho community in Delta state which is along the East-West road leading to Bayelsa state as a result of a petrol tanker skidding off the highway, with over 33,000 litres of petrol spilling into the tarred road.

The incident which occurred about 6 am in the morning led to vehicular traffic along the highway as motorists waited for hours to avert fire outbreak.

Speaking on the incident, the senior special assistant to a house of representative member blamed the inability of fire service operation in the area.

Some eyewitness express displeasure over the late arrival of fire service as the community President-General spoke on measures used in preventing fire outbreak.

Cases of falling petrol tankers have been reported severally along the east-west road as a result of over speeding by tanker drivers.


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