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Motor Boy Crushed, Loses Leg As Another Tanker Loses Control In Ogbomoso

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A trailer driver’s apprentice has been hospitalized due to an accident in Ogbomoso, Oyo State.

The apprentice was hospitalised as a result of injuries he sustained on his leg during the accident which occurred on Saturday.

DAILY POST reports s that a petroleum-laden tanker, on Saturday afternoon skidded and fell as it made to negotiate the Takie roundabout in Ogbomoso leaving an apprentice severely wounded in the leg.

Sources disclosed that the tanker was coming from the direction of Caretaker but fell as it made to wheel towards Federal Government College road to link the new Ilorin highway.

The apprentice has been taken to Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, Teaching Hospital in Ogbomoso.

The incident triggered a traffic snarl in the metropolis with a long line of vehicles, particularly articulated vehicles on the major trunk A road.

An operative of Oyo State Road Transport Management Agency, ORTMA, who asked not to be named confirmed the development.

He said, “One of the motor boys had one of his legs crushed in the accident but had been taken to LAUTECH Teaching Hospital.

“Our men upon seeing the accident quickly mobilized to nearby road junctions to stop traffic and control movement of people at the scene to prevent any untoward incident like a fire outbreak or more accidents”.


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