A diesel tanker driver lost control and while descending the slope beside a filling station at Moniya and crushed an ogbomoso travelling vehicle. The tanker wet up in flames destroying cars, motorcycle, shops, excavator including the motor park close to Akinyele Local Government Area headquarters.
Information available reveals that at least two persons were lost. No one could move towards the fire due to its intensity until the arrival of the men of the Oyo State fire service.
The chief fire officer of Oyo state, Adewuyi Moshood stated that his men made it to the scene in good time after recieving the distress call about the incident despite the distance.
A passenger lost his life while the second passenger was trapped and burnt in a car.Adewuyi said