The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC says no death or injury was recorded after a tanker explosion along the Ogun State stretch of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, causing traffic diversion.
The crash occurred friday morning at Fidiwo bridge and Foursquare.
FRSC spokesperson in Ogun, Florence Okpe said three persons were involved in the accident which occurred after wrongful overtaking by one of the cars, leading to scratch of two vehicles resulting in sparks of fire.
She said, “The suspected cause of the crash was wrongful overtaking, leading to scratch of two vehicles resulting in sparks of fire.
“The fire service men were contacted and traffic diverted immediately, with the crash scene cordoned off to avoid a secondary crash.’’
She quoted the Sector Commander of the FRSC in Ogun, Ahmed Umar, as advising motorists always to consider if it is right and safe whenever they want to overtake.