Five persons killed, several injured as three trucks exploded on Friday evening along Ikare-Akoko/Owo highway in Ondo state
According to the report, the accident happened in Akungba-Akoko, headquarters of Akoko South West Local Government Area of the state.
It was gathered that, one of the trucks, which was loaded with bags of cement, suffered a brake failure while descending the hill from Ikare-Akoko end of the road.
The cement-laden truck collided with the two other two trucks after losing control and it immediately caught fire and burnt the three trucks.
An eyewitness who was at the scene, said, about five persons were killed as they were trapped in the fire while several people were terribly wounded.
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