Medical student, dad killed after Edo tanker explosion
A medical student has been reported dead after been involved in a ghastly fuel tanker accident which claimed the lives of three other persons.
Dara, a 300L medical student of the Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma, Edo State, died alongside his dad after a fuel tanker explosion along Iruekpen road on Wednesday.
According to reports Dara, his father, their driver and one little boy who was in the car were all burnt beyond recognition in an accident after they came to pick Dara up from school for treatment of a brief illness before his exams.
The sad incident happened along iruekpen road, as their vehicle rammed into a tanker filled with fuel while trying to negotiate a sharp curve, only two bodies were recovered after the flames went out as the rest were burnt to ashes.
While speaking with some of dara’s friends, they said everyone became worried as nothing was heard from him since his father came to pick him up from school on wednesday, only to find out that they were involved in an accident which claimed their lives.
The college of medicine AAU, has been thrown into a state of sadness and grief, dara was supposed to write his MBBS exams which comes up in about three months time.