The timely intervention of the Kwara Impart Fire Carrier saved a petroleum tanker from burning in a avenue accident on Saturday.
Spokesman of the fire service, Hassan Adekunle disclosed in Ilorin that the incident came about at about 07: 50hrs at Peke village alongside Bode-Saadu-Jebba freeway, in Moro Native Government Impart of Kwara Impart.
The tanker fervent with Reg No. DTM122XA used to be loaded with 45,000litres of PMS, popularly known as petrol.
Personnel of the fire service who contain been at the scene of the accident for hours, saved cooling the tanker to forestall any construct of fire outbreak until the entire fuel siphoning course of used to be done.
In accordance to the epic, the accident used to be triggered by the tanker driver’s impatience and over speeding.
He sooner or later triggered the auto to tumble by the avenue facet due to his action.
The Director, Kwara Impart Fire Carrier, Prince Falade John Olumuyiwa, urged tanker drivers to continuously force safely as they could well per chance simplest are residing once.