A couple of commuters have lost their lives in a fatal road accident involving a fuel tanker.
Burnt victims of the accidentThis was a fire outbreak caused by a tanker driver yesterday along Calabar Itu express highway at Obong junction about 7:65pm.
The ill-fated event killed 6 men with a survivor currently lying in critical condition at Itu L.G.A of Akwa Ibom state.
The tanker came from Ekim junction going to Uyo main town with full load of petrol.
Unconfirmed reports have it that a costly mistake by the tanker driver who hit a tricycle rider thereby killing him instantly led to the gory accident.The dead people were burnt beyond recognition.See more photos: