Another Petrol Tanker Incident In Anambra


Anambra state has recorded another petrol tanker fall.

The incident occurred on Tuesday at about 8:30am at Abba junction in Njikoka Local government area along the Enugu/Onitsha expressway.

It was reported that the truck crashed after the driver lost control of the vehicle following brake failure which.

An eye witness reported that the content of the tanker spilled on the road.

This happened barely four days after the state government restricted movement of articulated vehicles in the state.

Anambra state has experienced a couple of tanker crashes in the recent past resulting to loss of lives and properties which prompted the state government place the ban.

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It was gathered that there was no fire outbreak after the spill.

The area was cordoned off by police personnel, restricting movement, while men of the State fire service were on standby in case of incident of fire.

According to the head of Anambra State Fire Fighters, Engr. Martin Agbili, as reported by The Nation, the men of Fire Service arrived the scene early avert any disaster, stating that the men of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) were also on ground to tow the tanker out of the area.


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