Petrol tanker explodes near Adekunle Ajasin University

Explosion at Adekunle Ajasin University

A petrol tanker exploded on Friday along Ikare/Akungba road in Ondo State near the main gate of Adekunle Ajasin University.

Eyewitnesses say the explosion began around 4:20pm.

It was gathered that the petrol tanker lost control in motion and crashed into three stationary vehicles that went up in flames immediately.

Ondo sector commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Ahmed Hassan told the news media that no fatality has been recorded yet.

He said the occupants of the vehicles involved escaped before the fire spread.