A tanker loaded with Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) caught fire at MCC Onitsha in Anambra State killing a woman and her child.
The unfortunate incident occurred on Wednesday around MCC near Upper Iweka end of Onitsha-Enugu express way.
The tanker was said to have crashed into the drainage at MCC bus stop after the driver lost control of the vehicle.
It was reported that the head of the tanker pulled out as a result of the crash and navigated its way down the express way before it finally stopped.
The resultant explosion from the tanker caused a pandemonium as motorists and passers by took to their heels for safety.
But it was not the same for a woman and her child who got trapped in the raging fire, and were burnt beyond recognition.