More than 4 person have been wounded in the accident which happened along ifaki road yester in IDO ekiti which has left the area floated with volatile substances. The incident which involves a tanker and two bike men went very bad but no live was lost to the bad occurrences
Speaking with a witness, he said The driver lost control and when it got to the road bend, it swerved off and somersaulted.
” Immediately this happened, the fuel spilled and caught fire which made those within the vicinity to scamper for safety.
“When it was obvious that people could no longer have the capacity to put the fire off, they made emergency call to fire service which came with superior equipment to quench the inferno,” he said.
When contacted, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Public Relations Officer , Ekiti Command, Mr Mohammed Olowo, said four persons were rescued at the scene and taken to the hospital.
“The prompt action we took helped in reducing the severity of this fire. Though, people were wounded but no death was recorded.
“We worked with men of the fire services and we have been able to restore normalcy in terms of rescuing the victims and in ensuring free flow of vehicles along that route,” he stated.