One dead, 12 injured as tanker rams into vehicles in Plateau


Tragedy struck on Saturday in Jos, Plateau State when a 45,000-litre capacity petrol-laden tanker suddenly lost control and rammed into several vehicles, including pedestrians at Polo roundabout in Jos North Local Government Area of the state, killing one person and leaving 12 others in critical condition.

An eyewitness told Sunday Tribune that the unfortunate incident occurred at about 11:34 am when the driver of the truck with registration number Abuja RBC 141 XB lost control of the vehicle due to break failure and could not maneuver the truck to a stop as he approached Polo roundabout.

The driver, who was underaged, rammed  the truck into several vehicles, including seven…

Source: Nigerian Tribune