4 persons have been reported dead as Black Market Diesel tanker lost control, crashed and caught fire on Monday morning, August 1, 2022, at Ekuigbo junction along the East — West road, Ughelli, Delta State.
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According to eyewitness, a resident of the are who saw the incident from a distance while it happened, the heavy duty truck that was alleged to be conveying black market diesel lost control and rammed into a stationary truck.
Other accounts by other residents said the vehicle was being pursued by operatives who caught information that it transportation a black market diesel, while the driver was trying to speed-off and avoid the operative, the truck lost control and hit another parked truck.
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Videos shared online by social media users, show charred bodies lying on the road beside the burning bus and truck.
Meanwhile, the portion of the road where the accident occurred has been barricaded from road users.