Trailer driver, conductor burnt to death along East-West road in Delta
A trailer driver and his conductor have reportedly been burnt to death around Ohoror junction along the East-West road in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.
According to Daily Post, three trailers and a crude oil-laden tanker were also burnt down completely in the incident that occurred in the early hours of Thursday, January 27.
It was learnt that a trailer conveying granite was trying to overtake the tanker ladened with crude oil when it clashed with the tanker and it went up in flames.
At the time of filing this report, the fire was still on as firefighters were battling to quench the raging inferno.
The Delta State Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, who confirmed the report said, “It’s confirmed, but the report I got is one person that died,” Daily Post reports.