Three Crushed To Death In Delta By Over Speeding Petrol Tanker

Three Crushed  To  Death  In Delta By Over Speeding Petrol Tanker

It was wailing on Monday night at Aboh-Ogwashi-Uku when a petrol tanker crashed into a motorcycle, killing the three people on it.

The three youths were heading towards Asaba on the motorcycle when the tanker overran the motorcycle and crushed them.

The incident which caused pandemonium among residents of Aboh-Ogwashi-Uku community as youths of the satellite town descended on the driver of the tanker before the arrival of the police led by the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Tobi Debakeme, who stormed the scene of the accident and rescued him.

Security reports indicate that the driver has been detained after he was rescued from the angry youths of the satellite town.

As at the time of filing this report, it could not be confirmed what led to the accident, but sources revealed that the tanker driver may have lost control due to brake failure as the tanker was reported to have been descending the slope on a high speed while heading towards Asaba.

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