Petrol laden tanker falls, kills teenage girl in Port Harcourt


A teenager was on Friday killed in an accident involving a petrol laden tanker at Obiri Kwere Bridge in Obio/Akpor local government area of Rivers state.

The lifeless body of the young girl was still stuck under the tanker as at the time of filing this report.

Another accident was also averted following the arrival of security agents at the scene of the accident.

The incident caused heavy traffic on the bridge.

Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, the Federal Road Safety Corps as well as the Rivers State Fire Fighters were at the scene of the accident to restore normalcy to the area.

Eyewitnesses said the accident may have been caused by over speeding.

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