Two children, their pregnant mum burnt to death in a tanker accident in Ondo state

A tragic accident has left a pregnant woman, her two children, and one other person dead in an accident that involved one tanker, one truck, and six motorcycles at Ikare, Akoko North-East local government in Ondo state on Saturday August 29.

According to reports, several persons were also injured in the accident after a tanker conveying diesel had a brake failure and crashed into a truck, which eventually crushed the commercial motorcyclists.

Spokesman for the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ondo, Omotola Ogungbawo, confirmed four deaths from the incident. However, eyewitnesses claim the death toll is eight.

The bodies of the deceased persons have been deposited in a morgue.

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