The Oyo State Road Transport Management Authority (OYRTMA) has issued a traffic advisory to motorists around Challenge area of Ibadan, urging them to drive carefully.
This is due to a road mishap along Methodist inward Efunsetan Roundabout, Challenge, Ibadan involving a long trailer, fully laden with Automotive Gas Oil (AGO) that overturned with its content.
Mr. Akin Fagbemi, the Chairman, OYRTMA, disclosed this in a statement obtained by OYO NEWS in Ibadan.
The OYRTMA Boss said that a crash involving a tanker occurred in the early hours of Saturday, adding that injured persons have been moved to a nearby hospital in Ibadan.
“Already, our men and officers are at the scene to maintain safety of all road users and residents of the environment”, Fagbemi said.
The OYRTMA chairman added that the Oyo State Fire service had been contacted and moving inward incident scene.
“Injured persons had been moved to a nearby hospital as no death was recorded”.
“Our men and other security agencies on ground are ensuring easy traffic flow while efforts are on to evacuate the affected vehicle as soon as possible”.
“Consequently, we implore commuters around that axis to drive carefully and obey the traffic officers on duty”.