Petrol station saved as diesel tanker goes up in flame in Anambra
A fuel station on the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway’s Umunya Road was saved from fire on Tuesday after a tanker carrying diesel crashed into the area and caught fire.
According to a source, the tanker crashed into the gutter after the driver lost control. As per the source, the tanker immediately caught fire after the collision.
On Tuesday morning, the incident occurred at the popular Odumodu Junction in Umunya, Oyi Local Government Area.
“The diesel flowing out of the truck flowed through the gutter, generating flames and burning everything in its way.
“Men of Anambra State Fire Service have however arrived at the scene and are battling to quench the fire, with passersby who trooped out in their numbers,” he said.
It is yet to be ascertained if there were casualties at the time of this report.
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