A tanker laden with diesel today afternoon failed brake and crashed at Abakaliki/Enugu express way in Ebonyi state.
The tanker which was said to have been coming from Enugu axis of the road, suddenly climbed the pavement between the highway and fell before going up in flames.
However the driver and the conductor of the vehicle were said to be safe as they jumped out before the tanker cut fire.
The governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Nweze Umahi, rushed to the accident scene where a taker fully loaded caught fire.
According to reports, the governor was so happy when he heard that no casualty was involved in such degree of accident which ordinary could have caused so much loss of lives.