ZAMFARA, Nigeria – A terrible motor accident involving a petrol tanker and a Peugeot 307 has claimed several lives along the Gusau-Zaria Road in Zamfara State this morning.
According to news reaching OgeneAfrican, the accident happened around 7.30 am when two vehicles had a head-on collision resulting in the death of several people. In the process, a tanker went into flames where all the passengers died.
Firefighters were at the scene of the accident trying to put out the fire which caused heavy gridlock.
Although a team of Mobile Policemen and soldiers were later deployed to the scene of the accident to control traffic, motorists still found it difficult to move due to the high congestion of traffic resulting from the seriousness of the accident.