A yet to be identified woman was burnt to death in Ibadan when a diesel tanker suddenly detached from the chassis of a truck after it failed to climb a hill.
“The articulated vehicle, which was filled with diesel, was coming from Eleiyele area and travelling towards Ologuneru hill.
When the truck had difficulty dragging the tanker along the hill , the tanker detached from the truck and crushed the car driven by the dead woman.
Yinka said more than five houses were destroyed in the inferno adding that diesel flowed towards the Eleyele river which is about 300 meters away from the scene of the accident.
Firefighters from the Oyo State Fire Service rushed to the scene of the accident and battled hard to put out the fire.
The combined efforts of the Police , FRSC and fire service was needed to remove the burnt body of the deceased from her mangled car.