BREAKING NEWS: Motor boy crushed, loses leg as another tanker loses control in Ogbomoso

Motor boy crushed, loses leg as another tanker loses control in Ogbomoso

Motor crushed, loses leg as another tanker loses control in Ogbomoso

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An apprentice with a trailer has been hospitalised as a of an in Ogbomoso in 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 learned 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 College road to link the new highway.

The apprentice has been taken to Ladoke Akintola of Technology, LAUTECH, Teaching 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 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”.

DAILY POST gathered that many road accidents have been recorded in the area.

Our correspondent recalls that five people were injured as a result of an incident which occurred in the area in July last year.

About eighteen lives were also lost in multiple accidents in the same area in December last year.

Residents of Ogbomoso have continued to call on the government to construct a flyover at the roundabout.

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